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mojarron 03-24-2005 06:03 AM

how can i change my vga driver from "vesa" to "savage"
 
i have a s3 pro savage onboard chip and i just found out that my xorg.conf file has the "vesa" driver, i tried changing it to "savage" but it did nothing, how can i do this? i already have the savage_drv.o in the modules directory but i dont know what to do, should i just leave it at "vesa"?

alienDog 03-24-2005 07:16 AM

If you haven't made changes to your xorg.conf you could just run xorgsetup or xorgconfig as root from the console and select your videocard using one of them. I would recommend the xorgconfig, even though it's older and looks more "primitive". At least for me it does better job in configuring the X. I'd recommend that you make a backup of your existing configuration (cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak) before running xorgsetup or xorgconfig in case something goes wrong with the configuration.


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