Control fb problem on 8500
Michel D nzer
daenzerm at student.ethz.ch
Wed Aug 16 04:26:22 EST 2000
"Kevin M. Myer" wrote:
> Secondly, the video chip doesn't show up on the PCI bus. Although XFree86
> 4.0 apparently supports the controlfb (which is what the 8500 has), it
> also needs a BusID to be used. Am I out of luck with using XFree86 4.0 or
> newer with my machine? Or generically, is anyone without a card on the
> PCI bus out of luck?
No, the contrary, you're very lucky! :)
As the chip doesn't show up, the X server can't deactivate it. So you don't
need to specify a bus ID (which would prevent the server of disabling the chip ;).
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