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Old 06-22-2006, 03:32 PM   #1
gendo
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How to install a video driver?


I install slackware 10.2 on my computer and my video chipset is not supported by Xorg. My video is a via Unichrome P4M800 pro. I'm using a Vesa driver but the speed for play movies is not enough. Where can find a video driver and how install it? (Sorry for my bad english, I usually speak spanish)
 
Old 06-22-2006, 03:40 PM   #2
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Hi,

What version of Xorg are you running?

A quick google found this

*EDIT*
Apparently I can't post links until ive been here awhile


but this site mentions that support for your chipset is

'Included in recent versions of Xorg (6.9 and 7.0) (Newer chipsets supported in openchrome-svn first.)'



HTH
 
Old 06-22-2006, 11:10 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what version of Xorg you're running, but I would suggest upgrading to 7.0
it's modular, so your xorg.conf might need some changes, but it's much better.
 
  


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