Subject: Re: SiS X oddity...
To: Mason Loring Bliss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Vallo Kallaste <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/1999 21:36:07
On Mon, Jun 14, 1999 at 02:23:11PM -0400, Mason Loring Bliss <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A friend of mine got a new box the other day, and noted that it has on-
> board SiS graphics. It's an i386 box - AMD K6-2/250, etc. He's got 1.4 on
> it now, and is willing to run -current if needed. The box has a SiS 5595
> chipset. XFree docs say nothing about this chipset, but it *almost* works.
> The server starts and seems fully functional, albeit in 320x200x8 mode.
> To wit:
> XFree86 Version 18.104.22.168 / X Window System
> (protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6300)
> Release Date: January 4 1999
> sis5597, sis5598, sis6326, tvga8200lx, tvga8800cs, tvga8900b,
> (--) SVGA: PCI: SiS Unknown chipset (0x6306) rev 162, Memory @ 0xfc800000, 0xfc100000, I/O @ 0x9000
It's SiS 5595/530 bundle, the next stable (3.3.4?) release of XFree86 will
support this. Claimed release date is somewhere in June, so wait a