Subject: Re: SiS X oddity...
To: David Heller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
Date: 06/15/1999 03:37:54
On Mon, Jun 14, 1999 at 09:51:59PM -0400, David Heller wrote:
> Mason Loring Bliss 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.
> If that does not help you will probably need to write your own server or use a different server.
E.g. the SuSE XFCom_SiS server (http://www.suse.de/XSuSE/index.html)
Though I don't see support for the SiS5595 it might be worth a try...
(You need Linux emulation for it to run.)
I suppose these servers will be integrated (back) into XFree86 3.3.4
(to be release "some time in June 1999", see
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