Bug 99382 - Version 8.0 xFree86 Video does not recognise S3TrioCard
Version 8.0 xFree86 Video does not recognise S3TrioCard
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-07-18 09:47 EDT by Rob Zeilinga
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-01 01:46:46 EDT
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2003-07-18 10:07 EDT, Rob Zeilinga
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Description Rob Zeilinga 2003-07-18 09:47:36 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
After running install of Linux on IBM Netfinity 5000 Server (PIII)
X Server fails to start.
Video Card = S3 Trio64V2/DX or /GX

Looking through log /var/log/XFree86.0.log shows following:
during Probe:
(II) PCI: 00:0a:0 chip 5333,8901 card 1014,00dc rev 16 class 03,00,00 hdr 00

later the log reports:
(--) PCI:*(0:10:0) S3 Trio64V2/DX or /GX rev 22, mem @ 0xf8000000/26
and finally when Xserver tries to load the Video Driver:
(II) S3: driver (version0.3.5 for s3 chipset: 964-0, 964-1,968,
          Trio32/64, Aurora64V+
(II) Primary device is : PCI 00:0a:0
(--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
(EE) No devices Detected

Fatal server error:
no screens found

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run installation on Netfinity 5000 

Actual Results:  as explained in description

Expected Results:  xserver should have started

Additional info:

When I try and run XF86Config from /usr/X11/bin and answer default answers to 
the questions and do NOT search the card database, xserver starts but with only 
50% (lower) of screen showing something and icons approx 2" by 2" also mouse 
movement is detected but cannot see mouse icon.
Comment 1 Rob Zeilinga 2003-07-18 10:07:02 EDT
Created attachment 93001 [details]
Xfree log file
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2004-10-01 01:46:46 EDT
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major
updates to the X Window System, which may resolve this issue.  Users
who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the
latest version of Fedora Core, which can be obtained from:

If this issue turns out to still be reproduceable in the latest
version of Fedora Core, please file a bug report in the X.Org
bugzilla located at http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg"

Once you've filed your bug report to X.Org, if you paste the new
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