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Re: xserver-s3 stoped working?

>>>>> In <[🔎] 20030526104317.GY27449@trinity.unimelb.edu.au> 
>>>>>	Daniel Stone <dstone@kde.org> wrote:

>> On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 01:21:11PM +0300, Shaul Karl wrote:
>> >   I have tried debian-user and xfree86 but didn't got a reply. 
>> > Hopefully someone here will be able to help. In addition, maybe others
>> > with the same old card can tell whether it works for them?
>> >   The following is for an old machine that is being used as a desk top.
>> > It used to follow testing rather closely until the break occurred.
>> > However due to the old hardware it must use xserver-s3 from the old 3.3
>> > tree. This is so because as far as I can tell there is no newer server
>> > for this VLB card. I believe the source classifies this bus as part of
>> > the ISA bus and mentions that it will be supported in the distant
>> > future. Am I wrong? Follows /var/log/xdm/log. The exact identification
>> > of the hardware can be seen here.
>> > 
>> >     (**) S3: Option "power_saver"
>> >     (--) S3: card type: 386/486 localbus
>> >     (--) S3: videoram:  2048k
>> >     (--) S3: Ramdac type: s3_trio32
>> >     (--) S3: Ramdac speed: 135 MHz
>> If this is indeed a Trio32, as it semes it is, it should be supported in
>> 4.2.1-6, which is currently in sid (unstable).

 I believe that XFree86 4.x's s3 driver is only support PCI(or AGP) bus.
 (e.g S3Probe() in s3_driver.c) So, VL bus/ISA bus card will not work
 with the driver.

 <ishikawa@netvillage.co.jp>, <ishikawa@linux.or.jp>, <ishikawa@debian.org>

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