Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 19987
Extremely slow XFree86 on Matrox G200
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:29:34 EDT
During a fresh installation of RH7, the graphics card - a Matrox G200 8Mb
SDRAM - was correctly detected. Unfortunately, when I started the XServer,
it was extremely slow - I could literally see the pixels of icons being
The system is an Intel Celeron 333, 192Mb RAM with 8G hard disk. The card
functions correctly under 6.2 (this is still on the machine in another
I eventually got things running normally by asking X to generate a config
file by itself.
Are you using XFree86 3.3.6 or 4.0?
Does running Xconfigurator fix the problem?
Using XFree 4.0
I fixed the problem by running "X -configure" and using the resulting config
Looks like you got it going ok..