XFree86 and S3

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XFree86 and S3

Postby digitalsurgeon » Mon Sep 23, 2002 1:01 pm

well I am experienceing this strange problem !

I have a 200 MHZ pentium CPU with a 2MB S3Trio64V+ video card

i install red hat linux 6.1 7 7.1 and 7.2 on it and Xwin works gr8 but on rhl 7.3 xwin give me error about device not found or so, everything is ok in the cfg file but still ....... it won't work

any ideas ?


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same problem with me..

Postby farhanksa » Sun Dec 29, 2002 7:51 pm

aoa well for the s3 2mb vga dont work in rh 8 too . so it means old vga to run with old version :)
well try to install the linux using the graphical
then set ur default mode to graphical
if it still dont work
then change the init level
vi /etc/inittab
set ti to 3
then againn run Cconfigurator
good luck to u

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