Bug 2264 - The Matrox G200 Mel. 8 MB video card does not work with SVGA_86 Server
The Matrox G200 Mel. 8 MB video card does not work with SVGA_86 Server
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-19 06:56 EDT by bodo
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-13 17:19:23 EDT
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Description bodo 1999-04-19 06:56:05 EDT
I have installed a new Red Hat Linux ( from the book "Linux
Unleashed" )and the G200 card does not work with it.I tried
manually to configure ( with XF86Config ) and with rpm and
both return a card with runs only 320 x 320 with 64 KB
video RAM ( yes , thats what the x-server entry is ). I
have also a SuSE Linux and this has the G200 card in the
list.
So I can only see part of the screen i.e. left hand corner.
Comment 1 bodo 1999-04-19 06:57:59 EDT
I have installed a new Red Hat Linux ( from the book "Linux
Unleashed" )and the G200 card does not work with it.I tried manually
to configure ( with XF86Config ) and with rpm and both return a card
with runs only 320 x 320 with 64 KB video RAM ( yes , thats what the
x-server entry is ). I have also a SuSE Linux and this has the G200
card in the list.
So I can only see part of the screen i.e. left hand corner.
Comment 2 David Lawrence 1999-05-13 17:19:59 EDT
The G220 card was not well supported with the XFree86 binaries
originally shipped with 5.2. Updates to XFree86 are available from our
ftp site at ftp://updates.redhat.com/5.2/i386. Here you will find
XFree86-3.3.3.1 and others that will work with your G200.

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