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Re: the video card between a rock and hard place...[SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Paul (NCC/CS.) wrote:
here's a question,
I don't know how easy it will be to answer but here goes,
Do you mean PCI Express?
does anyone know of a video card that uses a PCI ex slot
that would be compatible with XF86?
I think this illustrates my problem as XF 86 hasn't been
updated since 2003 ( by my limited research ) and the
PCI ex slot wasn't invented until 2004.
So my card for PCI ex will therefore not have much support
I'm using one right now (I'm almost sure this card is PCI Express x16).
I use XFree from NetBSD4, earlier it worked with NetBSD3 (or 3.1
I don't remember).
Relevant parts od dmesg:
agp0 at pchb0: can't find internal VGA device config space
ppb0 at pci0 dev 1 function 0: Intel 82915P/G/GL PCI Express Bridge
pci1 at ppb0 bus 4
pci1: i/o space, memory space enabled, rd/line, wr/inv ok
vga1 at pci1 dev 0 function 0: NVIDIA GeForce 6200LE (rev. 0xa1)
vga1: WARNING: ignoring 64-bit BAR @ 0x14
vga1: WARNING: ignoring 64-bit BAR @ 0x1c
Parts of XFree0.log:
(II) LoadModule: "nv"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nv_drv.o
(II) Module nv: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.5.0, module version = 1.0.1
Module class: XFree86 Video Driver
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.8
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 04:00:0
(--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
(--) Chipset GeForce 6200 LE found
Hope this helps,
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