Subject: Re: Support for S3-Trio64 Card with XFree86-4.2.0
To: Jenkins, Graham K \[IBM GSA\] <>
From: Brian A. Seklecki <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 08/12/2002 19:45:15
On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 @ 12:08pm (+1000), Jenkins, Graham K [IBM GSA] wrote:

JGKIG> Guys, I have been trying to use XFree86-4.2.0 under
JGKIG> NetBSD 1.6_BETA4 .. for some machines with
JGKIG> S3 Trio64VL cards.  These machines have worked
JGKIG> well with NetBSD 1.5.2 and XFree86-3.x.x.
JGKIG> The only way they will work with 4.2.0 is by using
JGKIG> the "vesa" driver.  Yet I've seen in some of the

...did you check the archives of and/or try the mailing lists at
I havn't seen anything on S3 recently, but you never know.  XFree isn't
famous for documenting special circumstances >:}


JGKIG> Linux mailing lists that people have been able to
JGKIG> change "vesa" to "s3" .. and thereby got satisfactory
JGKIG> accelerated performance.
JGKIG> Anybody out there have any suggestions, please ..

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