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Solved: Re: X on Vaio PCG F430 -- 320x200 max res?



On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 02:06:47AM -0700, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> I am unable to get a working X configuration above 320x200 screen
> resolution on a Sony Vaio PCG F430 (components are similar to the F450).
> OS is Debian Slink (from the Sam's "Installing Debian" book -- sorry,
> but that's what I bought last night after discovering my InfoMagic disk
> was 2.0).  Chipset is Neomagic, should run with the SVGA driver.  XF86
> version is 3.3.2.3.  2.0.36 kernel.

Apparently the NeoMagic is supported by the SVGA driver, but by a more
recent one than that packaged with slink.

Solved the problem by upgrading to the potato SVGA server.  I also went
for a newer version of WindowMaker, so the following isn't a strictly
necessary list of upgrades, but it's what went on my system.

    apt_0.3.19.deb
    base-passwd_3.1.7.deb
    gmp2_2.0.2-6.deb
    ldso_1.9.11-9.deb
    libc6_2.1.3-10_i386.deb
    libglib1.2_1.2.8-1_i386.deb
    libgpmg1_1.17.8-18_i386.deb
    libgtk1.2_1.2.8-1_i386.deb
    libncurses5_5.0-6.deb
    libproplist0_0.9.1-2_i386.deb
    libstdc++2.10_2.95.2-13.deb
    libwraster1_0.61.1-4_i386.deb
    makedev_2.3.1-44.deb
    ssh-askpass_1.2.26-1.2.deb
    ssh_1.2.26-1.2.deb
    wmaker-data_0.7-1.deb
    wmaker_0.61.1-4.deb
    wmakerconf_2.4-4.deb
    xaw-wrappers_1.09.deb
    xbase-clients_3.3.6-9.deb
    xfonts-100dpi_3.3.6-2.deb
    xfonts-75dpi_3.3.6-2.deb
    xfonts-base_3.3.6-2.deb
    xfonts-scalable_3.3.6-2.deb
    xlib6g_3.3.6-9.deb
    xpm4g_3.4k-5_i386.deb
    xserver-common_3.3.6-9.deb
    xserver-neomagic_1.1.0-1-1.deb
    xserver-svga_3.3.2.3a-11.deb
    xserver-svga_3.3.6-9.deb
    zlib1g_1.1.3-7.deb


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