[olug] DIT 1.1GHz Video Setup
thechunk at cox.net
Fri Aug 9 13:03:09 UTC 2002
My only suggestion is if the X server is unstable boot to run level 3 and shut X down when your away. Otherwise keep in touch with the developer and get his advice / releases when they become available. Are they closed source drivers?
On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 07:00:44AM -0500, Joe Noble wrote:
> Left the machine running overnight. Awoke and found the screen saver
> had hung. The screen saver was running fine when I went to bed. Had to
> turn power off, which is not a good thing. Will try playing with
> options in the Xconfig file this weekend. The person developing the
> driver said something like this might happen since the driver is the
> first version to support this card.
> Has anyone configured this DIT 1.1 system? Anyone had similar
> experiences? Any suggestions on what options to turn on or off? DIT
> told me some people in the area had got Linux to work on this system
> before I bought it.
> Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-7VKML
> Video Card: S3 Graphics ProSavageDDR
> Joe Noble wrote:
> > Put the driver in the proper place, modified the xconfig file to use the
> > new savage driver and it came up working like a champ. So it looks good.
> > THANKS
> > -joe-
> > Daniel Pfile wrote:
> >> Ok, so you found the driver. Did you install it and get it to work?
> >> http://www.probo.com/timr/savage40.html#newbie
> >> seems pretty good. let us know if you're stuck and we can try to help
> >> out.
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