Re: Xfree86 on Trio64v+
On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 08:05:26PM +0000, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 08:55:02PM +1100, Robert Reid wrote:
> > I have XFree86 4.2 installed on my AlphaStation 500. I have 3 various
> > Trio64 based PCI cards lying around, 1 worked, 2 didn't. I didn't try
> > with XFree86 3.3, the current card that works is:
> > 00:0b.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. 86c764/765 [Trio32/64/64V+]
> > (rev 54)
> That's interesting.
> I've got another card arriving via eBay so I might give that a try when it
> arrives. I really bought it as a spare incase I blew the current one up too.
> SVGATextMode and twin are now working so I can get large terminal windows
> (which is the point of X-windows anyway isn't it?) so that's a start :-)
Very late reply but I've now got it working. The trick (for me) seems to have
been to install the card in a 64bit PCI slot which is, presumably, the "right"
side of the bridge.