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Re: X11 Installation

Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu> writes:
> Jeff Alami <jalami@starcon.com> writes:
> > I have a few problems installing X11 on my Debian system; it seems that
> > the video will not work. I have a Matrox Millenium-II card (w/ 4MB WRAM)
> > and a 15" NEC MultiSync 4FG monitor. I looked up compatibility problems
> > and I have seen that the Matrox Millenium-II is not compatible with
> > XFree86, even if the Millenium and Mystique are. I tried using
> > "Unsupported VGA card" and "Standard VGA monitor"; the tests of the X
> > server work fine, but when I load xdm, the computer freezes. Can anyone
> > help? Thanks.
> My Matrox Millenium II works fine.  Are you using XF86Setup to
> configure X?  The older xf86config does not support Millenium IIs.
> Just select `Matrox Millenium II' on the list of video cards.  Don't
> use Detailed setup.

Oops.  I forgot to mention, the Millenium II only works in 3.3.1,
which is available only in unstable.  You will have to install 3.3.1
before using the Millenium II, I think.
Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu> <blp@gnu.org> <pfaffben@debian.org>

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