Re: matrox G550 driver doesn't support xserver 6.9.0
Am Sonntag, 29. Januar 2006 21:51 schrieb Alan Ezust:
> Which version of the matrox drivers are you using?
only the drivers wich comes with 6.9.1
> Are you using any special debian packages for matrox?
> Do you have both screens working properly?
> After trying what you suggested, x11 runs again (thank you very
> much!!), but it looks like my driver is still not working correctly.
> I have dual-head, and when I run kdm, I normaly see the login screen
> on the left screen. Now the right screen is off, and the left screen
> is displaying what used to be on the right (which is just a blue
> blackground), and I can't see the login prompt.
> I tried reinstalling the driver I already had (4.2.0), it just
> reported "the driver is up to date".
> I tried installing the latest one I found on the website (4.3.0) and
> it said "the drivers do not support the current version of your X
as i said before, i am just using the drivers within the 6.9.1 package.
No proprietary drivers from the matrox site where needed - afaik
More on configuration options for DualHead MGA550 can be found here:
unfourtunaly this page is only available in german ...
> On 1/29/06, HeWe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 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
> > good luck,
> > Martin
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