Re: Matrox G450 PCI DVI with modern xorg ?
didier gaumet <email@example.com> writes:
> Le 15/04/2014 22:01, Mark Carroll a écrit :
>> Rather than trying many more speculative adjustments, I am wondering:
>> does anybody else actually have this hardware working with a modern
>> xorg under Debian?
Well, the silence on this point isn't encouraging.
> I would suggest to install firmware-linux-non-free if not already
> installed, and reboot to test.
Yes, got that, currently have the sid one in.
(The mga_drv.so downloaded from Matrox instead, doesn't work:
undefined symbol: miEmptyData)
> If not sufficient, I would try to boot the kernel with the nomodeset
> option to disable KMS: I do not know if KMS is enabled at boot for your
> graphic card but anyhow, I doubt it can manage it.
That's a new to me, thanks. Now done:
$ dmesg | grep nomodeset
[ 0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-4-amd64 root=UUID=c2a40482-3482-4671-b9a0-58a201e94879 ro nomodeset quiet
[ 0.000000] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-4-amd64 root=UUID=c2a40482-3482-4671-b9a0-58a201e94879 ro nomodeset quiet
> In case of failure, I would inquire about (EE) error codes in
Regardless of if I have the Matrox mga_hal in place or not, they are:
/var/log/Xorg.0.log:[ 317.276] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory
/var/log/Xorg.0.log:[ 317.290] (EE) open /dev/fb0: No such file or directory
/var/log/Xorg.0.log:[ 318.164] (EE) AIGLX: reverting to software rendering
See http://pastebin.com/zExRYQ7m (includes the killall xinit after 20s).