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Old 11-13-2002, 05:57 AM   #1
javax
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Matrox Millennium


Hi guys, I wondering if anyone knows where I can get drivers for the MAtrox Millennium G550 AGP video card on a http server, as I'm blocked from accessing ftp servers from work?

And how do I install it without booting to kde or gnome first?

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Old 11-13-2002, 06:04 PM   #2
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I just got this card a few weeks ago, and a few days ago added a pair of matched Samsung monitors... its a nice little card for being an old 32Meg.

The mgapdesk software works great for meddling with you XF86Config file, I highly recommend it.

Also look into compiling in framebuffering support for specifically that card into your kernel, check out /usr/src/linux/Documentation/fb/matroxfb.txt

Lastly, here's my little mirror of the driver packages:

http://wolfwood.clockwatching.org/mga/

After you unpack everything, the readme's are pretty self explanitory, post back if you run into snags.

Cheers,

Finegan

Last edited by finegan; 11-13-2002 at 06:05 PM.
 
  


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