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Re: How to find right video card driver

Joseph Smidt <jsmidt@byu.edu>:
>  I am trying to figure out how to configure my xorg.conf file.  Is there
>  anywhere that shows the whole list of drivers that xorg recognises?  Also
>  how do you use lspci info to decide which driver is best?  Thanks.

"dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" will offer you a list of drivers to
choose from.  Google "site:lists.debian.org $CARD" (where $CARD is
your graphics card/chip) should dig out posts that mention what you
need to know.

lspci should tell you what's in the box:

  0000:00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82810E DC-133 \
      CGC [Chipset Graphics Controller] (rev 03)

lspci -v will tell you more, and -vv tells even more.  The above is
for an onboard Intel graphics controller which is used by the i810
XFree86 driver.

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