Subject: Re: unrecognized S3 chips
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/28/2000 06:17:26
>>>>> "Jason" == Jason R Thorpe <> writes:
    Jason> On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 05:51:06PM -0400, Michael Richardson
    Jason> 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.

    Jason> I'm working on this.  My girlfriend's desktop has an S3 Savage in
    Jason> it.

    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? 

  Okay. Text mode emacs.

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