Re: Silicon Motion chip on amd64
On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 03:54:20PM +0200, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> thanks for your answer,
> |--==> Hamish Moffatt writes:
> HM> Questions: is it any better if you pull out the NVIDIA card?
> I've tried to remove the NVIDIA card, but it doesn't seem to make any
> Here are the X log and the lspci output of the modified system:
> HM> Apparently X has an interpreter to run the real-mode video card BIOS,
> HM> even from 64-bit userspace. So it should work.
> HM> Is the Silicon Motion your primary device or is that the NVIDIA?
> According to the BIOS settings it should be the Silicon, but how do I
> tell it exactly?
Depends on your BIOS.
Which kernel do you use? Is it Debian's standard or one you built
yourself? If the latter, do you have CONFIG_VM86=Y ?
Unlike some of the examples on google, your X log doesn't seem to say
why the BIOS was not detected. What does /proc/iomem say?
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>