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Re: Graphics Driver for XGI Volari Z9M card?

On Fri, 05 Aug 2011 09:24:12 -0700, Tech Geek wrote:

>> Maybe related to this:
>> xserver-xorg-video-sis: Black screen on PDX-089T with XGI Volari Z7
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=610710
> Not sure, since I have a Z9m card and I cannot find anywhere in the
> package information whether it supports this card or not.

I'm afraid that's the complain of the reporter: shipped version of sis 
driver is not updated :-(

>> In the meantime, have you tried with a plain "vesa" driver? :-?
> vesa driver works but it is very slow.

Yeah, I also thought so but at least it works :-)

SiS provides an updated driver at their site:


Xorg (1.4~1.7)
File Name 	2.81.08.zip
Version 	v R2.81.08
Release Date 	2010-10-25
Support Products	Z9s , Z9M , Z11 , Z11M ,
File Size 	19,925KB
Support OS 	Linux ,

Linux Driver Xorg (6.9~7.2)
File Name 	2.70.13.tar
Version 	v R2.70.13
Release Date 	2010-10-22
Support Products	Z11M , Z11 , Z9M , Z9s ,
File Size 	10,274KB
Support OS 	Linux , 

But I dunno if these ones even work...



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