Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2741
Diamond Speedstar A50 incorrectly configured
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:50 EDT
XConfigurator incorrectly configures the Diamond Speedstar
A50 board (with SiS 6326 chipset). Autoprobe does not work.
I told XConfigurator that the board had 8MB Video memory.
The line was written to XF86Config, but was commented out.
Also, the following lines must be added to XF86Config, or
the screen is totally wonky:
I have suggested these settings to dozens of people on
Usenet newsgroups, and all have gotten them to work. The
defaults are flat out wrong and will not allow X to start.
I have added these settings for your card to the upcoming XFree86
3.3.5 errata release. If you continue to experience problems with the
card, please reopen this bug.
*** Bug 4211 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I have an SiS 6326 AGP 8M video card. It appears to be
supported by XF86, but... I get all kinds of garbage on my
display whenever I enter text, move windows, click on menus,
scrolling, and just about any other action. I am sure this
is because XF86's SVGA graphics server is half-incompatible
with the SiS 6326 AGP card. If you have found a fix please
email me at Kon13@cyberwar.com
------- Additional Comments From 10/07/99 21:17 -------
This bug is NOT fixed. I tested this with the Redhat 6.1 release, and
the XF86Config file is still not valid. Autoprobe detects 4096k video
memory, even though I've got 8192k. However, the VideoRam entry in
XF86Config is commented out, which doesn't allow X to start.