Subject: Re: unrecognized S3 chips
To: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/27/2000 23:57:13
On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 05:51:06PM -0400, Michael Richardson wrote:
> I recall someone wrote something about being able to put a line into
> XF86Config that would force a server to recognize a product ID as a
> particular kind. I have:
> Vendor Name: S3 (0x5333)
> Device Name: Savage/IX+MV (0x8c12)
> in my new Toshiba Satellite notebook. XF86_S3 from 1.5_ALPHA2 does not
> recognize that chip, but I recalled something about it being able to drive
> the chip if I can convince the program that it should recognize it.
I'm working on this. My girlfriend's desktop has an S3 Savage in it.
The X server has to call the VESA BIOS to change video modes, etc.
Stay tuned. Watch src-changes.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>