I am trying to configure X Windows on a Compaq Deskpro 6000 with S3
Virge/GX graphics. When Xconfigurator probes the card the graphics become
scrambled. I checked the video chipset compatibility list and my 86C385
chipset is on the list. Also, I am using a Compaq P70 monitor. I couldn't
find any other reports on the S3 in the database.
*** Bug 11025 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I thing the problem is that the Xconfigurator tries the XF86_SVGA driver and the
correct was the XF86_S3V (i've tried to rename the XF86_SV3 with XF86_SVGA and
everithing works fine)
Some versions of the virge work better with the virge support in the SVGA
server, others still work better with the old S3V server. The ViRGE is such a
bad chip that this will never get resolved -- S3 often made changes to the chip
and didn't even bump the PCI revision number or external number stamped onto the
chip, making support anything but easy.