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> it's different from a real geforce 2) card. it can't be that hard, i
> this environment with svgalib using the vesa drivers. and it worked!
> why is there no vesa compatible driver for xfree?? it would solve
> problems and i guess a lot more!
Is it VESA 2.0 compliant? If so it should be possible to enable vesa
framebuffer in the kernel and then use the Framebuffer Xserver.
Sean Furey, a happy and satisfied Debian user.