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Old 04-12-2005, 07:27 AM   #1
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can't I use my VGA card ?


Hi,

First time i started using Solaris. I began with 9. I need to know whether I can use any vga card or just those specified on the solaris HCL ?
Is it possible upgrading kernel and use any vga card out there ?

-Thanks.
 
Old 04-12-2005, 07:39 AM   #2
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There is a generic VGA driver with both Xsun or Xorg, so you should be able to use your VGA card with no problem, outside the limits associated (resolution/performance/number of colors/...)
 
Old 04-12-2005, 07:51 AM   #3
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Ohh, I forgot to mention, I was trying it on an Intel platform and was expecting GUI base installation...But It faild .. probably not for HCL support.

So, without HCL, I can't use vga with re-compiled kernel .. huh ?
 
  


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