Re: tip: X and matrox millenium II
>>"Donald" == Donald R Harter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Donald> I finally got my Matrox MIllenium II card to work with X and
Donald> debian. The reason I had so much trouble, is that none of the
Donald> debian xserver releases have the latest SVGAxserver with the
Donald> matrox millenium driver. Not even hamm has these drivers.
Donald> Confusion is caused by the numbering of the debian releases.
Donald> The latest release of X is 3.3.1(ftp.XFree86.org) Hamm had a
Donald> release number of 3.3.3. This is not the latest version. You
Donald> have to go the XFree86 ftp site after following the
Donald> instructions at the http://matrox.alloy.net site. I hope this
Donald> saves somebody some time and aggravation.
I think that is not the case. We do seem to have 3.3.1 in
Hamm, et least. I agree that does not help people on Debian 1.3.1 (R6
at the last count), but people on unstable have reasonably bleeding
edge XFree86 distributions.
__> dpkg -s xserver-svga
Status: install ok installed
Maintainer: Mark W. Eichin <email@example.com>
Description: X server for SVGA graphics cards
This package provides an X server suitable for use with all SVGA video
cards. The server also makes use of the accelerator features of Cirrus,
Western Digital and Oak chipsets.
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