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Old 12-16-2005, 10:51 PM   #1
xxxxspitfire
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Configuring a PCI video card on a Sun workstation


I have a Sun Ultra 60 workstation, and I have installed Debian 3.1r0a (stable). I have a PCI video card in the workstation alongside the Sun's video card. I am trying to properly configure XFree86 to display off the PCI video card. It's an older card, and I know that the VESA driver will suit me just fine. I believe I need to add (under the "Device" section) a line called "BusID," but I do not exactly know what to type as the option. When I run "lspci," my video card is returned as:

0000:00:04.0 VGA Compatible Controller: nVidia Corporation nv4 [riva tnt] (rev 04)

Judging from this, how would I go about telling Debian to display using this PCI video card?
 
Old 12-16-2005, 11:13 PM   #2
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The value you should specify would be
Code:
PCI:0:4:0
 
Old 12-17-2005, 01:14 AM   #3
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Thank you for that bit, but I had already tried that to no avail. When I used that, and tried to start xserver, the same error (Caught signal 10) happened.

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