Subject: Re: unrecognized S3 chips
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/28/2000 06:17:26
>>>>> "Jason" == Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com> writes:
Jason> On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 05:51:06PM -0400, Michael Richardson
>> 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
Jason> I'm working on this. My girlfriend's desktop has an S3 Savage in
Jason> The X server has to call the VESA BIOS to change video modes, etc.
Jason> Stay tuned. Watch src-changes.
So, I'm screwed for now then?
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