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Re: Via CLE266 Graphics

On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 11:13:31 +0100, David Dorward <dorward@gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently purchased a laptop which has, according to the label:
>    "Embedded Castle Rock GFX in CLE266, SMA, 64MB Max"
> or, according to lspci:
>    "VGA compatable controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8623 [Apollo
> CLE266] integrated CastleRock graphics (rec 03)"
> I've got it working with XFree86 with the 'vesa' driver, but would like
> to get it going with a more specific driver so I can use 'xv' (I would
> like to be able to hook it up to a projector and run full screen video
> from it).
> I've seen binary drivers from VIA which might work with his board, the
> description isn't very clear, but I haven't managed to get them working
> under Debian Testing.
> Does anyone know how I can get accelerated X with this board? Free
> drivers would be best, but instructions on making Via's closed source
> drivers working under Debian Testing would still be good.

Have you looked on google?  Seems it's supported with the "via" driver
(man /usr/X11R6/man/man4/via.4x.gz)...


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