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Re: matrox G550 driver doesn't support xserver 6.9.0

Am Sonntag, 29. Januar 2006 18:14 schrieb HeWe:
> Am Sonntag, 29. Januar 2006 18:01 schrieb Alan Ezust:
> > So I just did an apt-get upgrade, and now I'm running xserver 6.9.0.
> > Alas, the latest version of the matrox linux drivers only support 6.8.2.
> > Which means I don't have X11 anymore. Just a little blinking cursor on a
> > black screen.
> Same here - but then i saw in /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/
> every driver was updated except
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/mga_hal_drv.o
> After renaming this file to
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/mga_hal_drv.o.old
> and restarting X everything is fine.
> I am running 6.9.1

Yes, the X driver are the same for both, one compiled with the HAL, the other 
not. When I last worked with a G550, this was only needed for DVI (but you 
could work around that with the framebuffer) and there were no other 
advantages than that.


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