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Old 03-03-2004, 11:48 AM   #1
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ATI MACH64 and Mandrake


Im attempting to move from RH to Mandrake, while I dont know the exact video card in my P.O.S (piece of ___ ) Dell GX1 box but RH9 and Fedora both listed it as ATI MACH64, which worked well. Now I have decided to give Mandrake a day in court but it doesnt like the ATI MACH64 driver. I have played around with other settings and was able to boot into X, but its VERY VERY slow....

Does anyone have any suggestions on what I should try next.
- Keep playing around with settings?
- Try the ATI MACH64 driver provided by mandrake although it fails the test in setup.
- Is there some other auto detect feature I can try?
etc....

Thank you,
The Gnubie
 
Old 03-03-2004, 12:16 PM   #2
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i had a similar problem w/ mandrake and the mach64 utah driver. changing the monitor from the recognized samtrom 75e to generic 1024 x768 worked for me.
hope that helps.
good luck.
 
Old 03-03-2004, 12:21 PM   #3
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Utah

Yes, it did auto detect utah, but I changed my monitor to what I know was correct (optiquest Q91) but I dont remember seeing any generic monitors in the list but I will definately give that a try.

Ill let you know how it turns out.
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