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RE: X on NeoMagic

	I have the same Neomagic Video Card on my Laptop.  We could probably help
each other out.   I got far in detecting my PCMCIA network card though.   It
detected it.  Now I just got a noticed saying I have to configure it.  I am
using DHCP.
	Since we are having similar problems, we could probably help each other
out. Then write a Howto or FAQ when we are done.

-----Original Message-----
From: Clint A. Brubakken [mailto:cabrubak@cssgroup.com]
Sent: Monday, September 13, 1999 11:41 AM
To: debian-laptop@lists.debian.org
Subject: X on NeoMagic

I just got a Gateway 2500 se, which comes with a NeoMagic MagicGraph

I saw that X supports this but the version that comes with 2.1 doesn't.

I need to things. First how to just upgrade X. (I don't want to go over to
potato if I can avoid it), or how to replace it with a new version I
compile my self.

Second How to figure how much Video Ram it has (It still has Win 98 on it,
so I can play games on the road), which I assume I need, as every other
time I set up X it needed it.

Super Probe says its a:
Chipset: Yamaha 6388 VDPC (Port Porbed)
RAMDAC: Generic 8-bit pseudo-color DAC
(with 6-bit wide lookup tables (or in 6 bit mode))

After That I'll work on getting pcmcia, and ethernet to work

Clint Brubakken
Developer, Computer Science Services Group, LLC
Co-Dictator-for-Life Air Capital Linux Users Group
Wichita, KS
G:  All right sir.  See the little box with the row of lights on the front?
    We'll call that the wiggly-diggly.
Cu: Uh-huh.
G:  When the lights on the wiggly-diggly flash rapidly, click on the
    thingamajig, and your doodlybum should open.  Voila!  You're connected.
Cu: Okay ... yeah, I think I got it.  Thanks!
Ch: Say Greg?
G:  Yeah Chief?
Ch: Don't you think that call was a little ... ohh ... precedent setting?
G:  If you're trying to terrify me, it's too damn late.
					-- Greg, Customer and The Chief
User Friendly, 6/14/1998

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