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RE: [SuSE Linux] SiS Video Card troubles
- From: david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (David Santon)
- Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 23:06:54 -0000
- Message-id: <000401be1411$4c8840b0$0100a8c0@david>
I had a similar line on my Linux Setup (Matrox G200 AGP). My Iiyama allows
me to read the Video frequencies. If you use SAX or hard coding to copy the
frequencies from Windows/NT then all is well no lines and a great picture.
(the screen squash top/bottom lost my line)
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> From: owner-suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx [<A HREF="mailto:owner-suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx]On">mailto:owner-suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx]On</A>
> Behalf Of alexm
> Sent: 19 November 1998 21:54
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SuSE Linux] SiS Video Card troubles
> On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Carlos Arroyo Junior wrote:
> > My mainboard is a TX Pro II (PC CHIPS)
> > with 32 MB SIM and 16 MB DIM. I have two HDs: one is a Quantun Fireball
> > 6.4 GB and the other is a Quantun 540 MB. Also I have a floppy drive and
> > a 32 X CDRom.
> > Well, my mainboard has a SiS Video card and a Sound Blaster
> > 16 bits Card built in.
> > I have tryed to configure my video card, but I have had a lot of
> > troubles. The best I got was a 1024 X 768 resolution, but the
> > letters were very small and the X-cursor didn't appear right(It
> > appeared like a square with some ugly traces).
> > I would like to know if someone else have had the same troubles.
> > What did you do?
> > Is there any solution to my case? Do I need to change my video card?
> > PS : I tryed the XSiS server with no result.
> It works here at up to 1280x960... I also got that black square instead of
> the pointer in X. Then I downloaded xsis.rpm, installed it, removed all
> links to any xservers, ran sax, selected SIS chipset in advanced for
> videocard, set the amount of memory. Everything else in videocard section
> I left blank. This worked, I got a nice arrow pointer.
> I do not like this video on board, however. The video quality is poor.
> For example, on my screen there is a vertical line that is almost
> unnoticeable, but still spoils the picture. This line is not present in
> Windows by the way.
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