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Re: the video card between a rock and hard place...[SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Przemyslaw Kacprzak wrote:
> Paul (NCC/CS.) wrote:
> > here's a question,
> > I don't know how easy it will be to answer but here goes,
> > does anyone know of a video card that uses a PCI ex slot
> > that would be compatible with XF86?
> Do you mean PCI Express?
so the Gforce works,
umm i should have added the dual head requirement also.
are you running dual head?
> > 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
> > from XF86.
> 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
> (rev. 0x0e)
> 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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