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Re: VGA16 server

On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 10:27:17AM +0200, Florian Fritze wrote:
> Hi, the VGA16 seems not to work correctly when I start it via startx or
> XF86Setup. The server gives the following output and displays a coloured
> pattern:

Setup the xserver using XF86Setup, after that use startx.

> XF86Config: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config
> (**) stands for supplied, (--) stands for probed/default values

> (**) VGA16: Graphics device ID: "S3 86C765 (Trio64V+)"
It says that you specified this.

> (--) VGA16: PCI: S3 Trio32/64 rev 84, Memory @ 0xe0000000
> (--) VGA16: chipset:  generic
> (--) VGA16: videoram: 256k (using 256k)
This is really very little, for an S3 Trio based card.  Is it real?

> What am I doing wrong?

It is not clear.  I doubt that you actually have an S3 Trio 32/64.
Try opening up your computer and look at the numbers on the chip on
the vga card.  Look at the list of supprted chipsets and see if you can
find it.



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