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Old 01-17-2002, 06:37 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2001
Location: Wirral.Merseyside - UK
Distribution: Mandrake 10.0 on desktop and 9.2 laptop
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X and video card

Hi, I've got a laptop with an S3 Twister chipset and I'm running it ok under mandrake 8.0 which didn't detect it specifically but I am running the screen at 1024x768 res with 65k colours ok.
Does anyone know if there is a driver available for this chipset or where I can go look for it?
Old 01-17-2002, 07:32 PM   #2
Registered: Oct 2001
Location: Stockbridge, south of Atlanta, GA
Distribution: Slackware
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dude yur best bet is to run xf86config in the console as root...

if yu have never done this before it can be interesting as it is nothing like Xconfigurator or SAX or even the old XF86Setup...IT will ask you a few questions about yur gear... You answer IT and at the end it will write to your X config file. I have no doubt that particular card is supported but sometimes the auto Xconfigurator doesnt detect it...

make sure before yu do it you copy your
/etc/X11/XF86Config file...

good luck... it will more than likely work!


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