Re: Mach64 card and XFree86..
On Mon, 6 May 1996 Richard.Dansereau@ee.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> I'm trying to install debian 0.93R6 with XFree86 right now on a
> Pentium 100 with an ATI Mach64 card. Unfortunately, I can't get
> X to sync the video card into the right video mode.
The answer to this depends on which chip set is on your Mach64 card. Here
is a section from the XFree86 FAQ which talks about this.
---------Begin XFree86 FAQ---------
Q.F14- MACH64 "CT" AND "ET" CHIPS
From: XFree86 FAQ
These versions of the Mach64 chipset include an on-chip RAMDAC and clock
generator and do not work with the current (full) release. Additionally,
some cards using the "GX-F (GX rev 3)" versions may not work with the
These chips are supported in the latest beta release, however, be sure
to read item G4.
-----------End XFree86 FAQ---------------
If this applies to you, you can download the latest beta release of the
Mach64 server and install it. You shouldn't need any other parts of the
XFree86 beta release.
Hope this helps.
University of Guelph