Subject: Re: XFree86 on 164SX with matrox G200
To: None <>
From: Eike Dehling <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/19/2005 15:02:53
Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jun 2005 00:37:14 +0200, Eike Dehling wrote:
>>Eike Dehling wrote:
>>>With a small change to the mga driver i got a Matrox G200 working on my 
>>>164SX, i needed to comment lines 716, 717 in mga_driver.c in the 
>>>function MGAReadBios(), where it reads the original video mode. Works 
>>>very nice after that change.
>>See attached tiny patch for a clean fix. It works like a charm on my 
>>alpha, i haven't had the opportunity to test on x86 yet. But it's very 
>>small and simple, so i see no problems.
> Hello, please, does XFree86 4.5 work for you on this card?

Nope. I only ever got 4.4 to work. With 4.5 several new problems were