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Old 09-23-2002, 06:32 AM   #1
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Question Need Help with Display Driver

I have installed Linux 7.1 in my PIV machine which has 256MB of Ram. My motherboard is Intel 845GL chipset. It comes with inbuilt dispaly adapter. I tried to configure the Xserver through the Xconfigurator. But it always gives fatal error. Can some one help me to solve this problem.
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From what I understand of the 845gl chipset, there is quite a bit of wonkiness to it that is just now getting supported properly in the 2.4.20 kernel, due out shortly. Unfortunately, and I hope that by 7.1 you meant RedHat 7.1, you're 2 versions behind, and even the current RH7.3 won't cover that graphics card right.

If you've got one, it would probably be much easier to swap in a different AGP card until RedHat 8.0 comes out, which should have the problem sorted. Otherwise, if you are feeling courageous, you can download 2.4.19 and patch it up to 2.4.20-pre7 and try that out...


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Thanks for the reply.
Old 09-24-2002, 08:53 PM   #4
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thanks a lot

I meet the same question.when the kernel is 2.4.20, the display card could work well.

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Hi -- Anybody having any luck with RH 8.0 on this? I haven't....


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