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Re: Alpha Server 2100 4/275 Compaq AVGA and XFree86 3.3.6

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 09:19:39PM +0000, Richard Page wrote:
> Still trying to get this Compaq graphics card working, it seems to only be 
> supported by XFree86 3.3.6 - I tried installing it with apt-get but it does 
> not seem available -does anybody know where the binary is or do I have to 
> compile.

The docs for 3.3.6 may SAY that it's supported, but I think that's wrong.

The code was dropped from 4.x.x because it hadn't been maintained for
many years, IIRC.

I'd try to find a nice PCI Matrox Millennium or perhaps older PCI S3
Trio64, as both are supported through 4.x.x.

Good luck.


Jay A Estabrook                            HPTC - LINUX support
Hewlett-Packard Company - MRO1-2/K15       (508) 467-2080
200 Forest Street, Marlboro MA 01752       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com

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