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Old 06-30-2003, 12:50 PM   #1
chinmay nautiya
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Unhappy display driver sis 650 mandrake 9.1

i've just installed mandrake linux 9.1 but couldn't get the needed display driver. i've searched a lot but lastly got frustated. can anybody send or help me to find the display driver of SiS 650 chip for mandrake 9.1. thanks.
Old 07-03-2003, 12:34 PM   #2
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that version suports sis 650, you dont need drivers!
but try this:
reply for more help.

my first post
Old 07-03-2003, 01:14 PM   #3
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sorry, u r right. actually i've tried to customize the card and monitor during the installation. and that's the real problem. i tried re-installing XServer. then XFree86 -configure and then Xserver starts. then i re-install the whole Linux, this time i didn't customize and let it do by installation itself. and every thing goes fine without doing anything in one go.
Old 07-03-2003, 04:02 PM   #4
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I didn't know 9.1 had 650 drivers, doesn't it go up to 632 only? Anyway, can you do 3d things like tuxracer chinmay nautiya?
Old 07-31-2003, 07:41 PM   #5
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I would like to know this too.

I am using RH8 and have an onboard SiS650 card. I am using the drivers dowloaded from here: _but_ havn't got 3d acceleration to work yet.

My question is - does Mandrake 9.1 support 3D with the SiS650 card? If so I might just have to swich.




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