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Re: [SLE] Integrated Graphic Card
  • From: Peter D Bethke <pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 14:22:23 -0400
  • Message-id: <B7298F1F.1360D%pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Forgive me - I'm quite a newbie. You mean upgrade X server to version 4.0.3
via an .rpm and run SaX again? Will this prevent me from getting the big
black screen again simply to get into SaX?

Peter

> From: Gustavo Dutra <gdutra@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 15:14:44 -0300
> To: Peter D Bethke <pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [SLE] Integrated Graphic Card
>
> Hi,
>
> I have a chip like this(SiS 620).
> It worked fine under X 4.0.3, I had to upgrade X, and using option "no
> accel" under Sax2.
>
> Regards...
>
>
>
>> -----Mensaje original-----
>> De: Peter D Bethke [SMTP:pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>> Enviado el: jueves 17 de mayo de 2001 15:07
>> Para: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
>> Asunto: Re: [SLE] Integrated Graphic Card
>>
>> Leah,
>>
>> Here's the dump...
>>
>> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 6306
>> 3D-AGP
>> (rev 2a) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
>> Subsystem: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS530,620 GUI
>> Accelerator+3
>> D
>> Flags: bus master, 66Mhz, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 9
>> Memory at f7000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=8M]
>> Memory at f7fe0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
>> I/O ports at cc00 [size=128]
>> Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 1
>> Capabilities: [50] AGP version 1.0
>>
>> Peter
>>
>>
>>> From: Leah Cunningham <leah@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 10:48:11 -0700
>>> To: Peter D Bethke <pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Cc: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: Re: [SLE] Integrated Graphic Card
>>>
>>> Hmmnn . . . could you send us the results of the 'lspci -v' command.
>>> (The VGA Controller bit is the necessary part.)
>>>
>>> Peter D Bethke (pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) [010517 10:36]:
>>> - > yeah... When I run SaX it's real ugly, all I see it a big white
>> square
>>> that
>>> - > seems to track with the mouse. All else is black.
>>> - >
>>> - > I'm assuming this is not good. I also ran SaX2 -f, same result.
>>> - >
>>> - > Peter
>>> - >
>>> - > > From: Leah Cunningham <leah@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> - > > Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 10:27:15 -0700
>>> - > > To: Peter D Bethke <pdbethke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> - > > Cc: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
>>> - > > Subject: Re: [SLE] Integrated Graphic Card
>>> - > >
>>> - > > - > I just installed 7.1 on a HP Vectra VE with an onboard chip.
>> It
>>> looks
>>> - > > - > terrible in KDE. All smeared and almost illegible. Does anyone
>> have
>>> any
>>> - > > - > suggestions? It seemed like the installation detected the
>> video
>>> okay, but
>>> - > > - > only offered 256 colors at all resolutions - I'm sure it is
>> capable
>>> of
>>> - > > more.
>>> - > > - > Does this mean the drivers are not fitting with the card
>> properly?
>>> - > >
>>> - > > Did you try running Sax2?
>>> - > >
>>> - > > - > Peter Bethke
>>> - > > - >
>>> - > > - > > From: Leah Cunningham <leah@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> - > > - > > Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 07:51:24 -0700
>>> - > > - > > To: "Huerta, Gerardo" <HUERTA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> - > > - > > Cc: "'suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx'" <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
>>> - > > - > > Subject: Re: [SLE] Integrated Graphic Card
>>> - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > - > Unfortunaltely the bios has no option to disable the
>> graphic
>>> card
>>> - > > - > > - > Also I have checked the main board and the same.
>>> - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > There was an onboard video chip one of my motherboards, and
>> I was
>>> also
>>> - > > - > > unable to disable this in the bios, however when I plugged
>> in the
>>> - > > - > > video card, it worked just fine. Usually the bios
>> automatically
>>> - > > - > > will use a PCI or AGP video card over the onboard card.
>>> - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > yes it is possible. You have to disable it in your
>> bios to
>>> tell
>>> - > > the bios
>>> - > > - > > - > > which is going to be the main video card.
>>> - > > - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > At 04:00 PM 5/17/2001 +0200, you wrote:
>>> - > > - > > - > > >Hello,
>>> - > > - > > - > > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > > The question is:
>>> - > > - > > - > > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > > Can I add a graphic card to a PC that has
>> already
>>> an
>>> - > > - > > integrated
>>> - > > - > > - > > >graphic card ?
>>> - > > - > > - > > > Will linux and sax use it ?
>>> - > > - > > - > > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > > Anyone who has tried it, please give me a
>> hint.
>>> - > > - > > - > > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > >Thanks.
>>> - > > - > > - > > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > >--
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>> and
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>>> - > > - > > - > > >archives at http://lists.suse.com
>>> - > > - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > - > > Sheriy Chang
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>>> - > > - > > - >
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>>> - > > - > > - >
>>> - > > - > >
>>> - > > - > > I can't believe it's not UNIX!!!
>>> - > > - > > ------------------------------------------------------------
>>> - > > - > > Leah Cunningham | SuSE Expert, NOS Engineer,
>>> - > > - > > Undisclosed Address | QA & Linux geek, et al.
>>> - > > - > >
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>>> - > > - > >
>>> - > > - >
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>>> - > > - > archives at http://lists.suse.com
>>> - > > - >
>>> - > >
>>> - > > I can't believe it's not UNIX!!!
>>> - > > ------------------------------------------------------------
>>> - > > Leah Cunningham | SuSE Expert, NOS Engineer,
>>> - > > Undisclosed Address | QA & Linux geek, et al.
>>> - >
>>> - >
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>>> - > archives at http://lists.suse.com
>>> - >
>>>
>>> I can't believe it's not UNIX!!!
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
>>> Leah Cunningham | SuSE Expert, NOS Engineer,
>>> Undisclosed Address | QA & Linux geek, et al.
>>>
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>>
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