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Old 03-17-2005, 12:46 PM   #1
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Support for a VIA Unichrome IGP

I am getting a laptop next week and I have read about some problems with the video card that comes with it. The computer is an Acer Aspire 1362LC and it has a VIA Unichrome IGP integrated in the VIA K8N800 chipset. I wondered if anyone has any experience with this video card and if you were able to the drivers working. I would really want to be able to use the TV-out in X without having to install Windows. :P
Old 03-18-2005, 06:36 AM   #2
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Your best chance is to ask on the Unichrome mailing-list. Main site is here:

Else you may want to check VIA proprietary drivers, even though they're less secure, and work on a limited set of linux distributions. ViaArena forums might give some indications...

Good luck.

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The above link should give you everything you need. It helped me quite a bit.


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