Help about X server on S3 VIRGE/DX 3000 with DSV3325DX graphic processor

Help about X server on S3 VIRGE/DX 3000 with DSV3325DX graphic processor

Post by Francesco Caness » Wed, 04 Nov 1998 04:00:00



Dear friends,
is there anybody who has succeeded in installing an XFreee86 server on a PC
equipped with a S3 Virge video card with DSV3325DX graphic processor? I
tried it with RedHat 5.0 distribution but i didn't succeed.

Thank You,

Francesco Canessa


 
 
 

Help about X server on S3 VIRGE/DX 3000 with DSV3325DX graphic processor

Post by Holy Jo » Wed, 04 Nov 1998 04:00:00


if you go to the www.xfree86.org, they have a FAQ that explains some of the
problems with the S3 ViRGE. I've finally gotten my system working but not
without problems. Main thing to remember is to use XF86_SVGA  instead of
XF86_S3V, and you have to have the latest version (the folks at XFree86 have
links to mirror sites w/ updates.)

Hope it helps


>Dear friends,
>is there anybody who has succeeded in installing an XFreee86 server on a PC
>equipped with a S3 Virge video card with DSV3325DX graphic processor? I
>tried it with RedHat 5.0 distribution but i didn't succeed.

>Thank You,

>Francesco Canessa




 
 
 

Help about X server on S3 VIRGE/DX 3000 with DSV3325DX graphic processor

Post by Valentin Guille » Thu, 05 Nov 1998 04:00:00


Francesco,

Try using the attached xconfig file for use with the S3virge dx/gx chipset.
Pay particular attention to the listed refresh rates specified, as they are
specific for my 15inch monitor.  If your monitor does not support these rates,
change them accordingly.  Your ModeLines could vary, as they are also specified
for a 15inch monitor, but they are not particularly crucial.  Memory on the
card is set at 4mb, virtual resolution is "commented out", and the resolution
is set to default to 1024x768.  Resolution is set to be alterable by
Ctrl-Alt-Backspace.  Color depth is set at 24bit.  All of these parameters can
be altered to suit your needs.  If you use this, try renaming your current
config file to something else temporarily, and be sure you have the correct
symboli linkage and servers in place which are specified in the config file.

If nothing else, this config file can serve as a baseline document from which
to extrapolate info for use on your system.

Buena Suerte!!

Valentin Guillen

Section "Files"

    RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"

EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"

#    NoTrapSignals
#    DontZap
#    DontZoom

EndSection

Section "Keyboard"

    Protocol    "Standard"
#    Protocol   "Xqueue"
    AutoRepeat  500 5
#    ServerNumLock
#    Xleds      1 2 3
    LeftAlt        Meta
   RightAlt        Meta
   ScrollLock      Compose
   RightCtl        Control
#    XkbDisable
#    XkbModel    "pc102"
#    XkbModel    "microsoft"
#    XkbLayout   "de"
# or:
#    XkbLayout   "de"
#    XkbVariant  "nodeadkeys"
#    XkbOptions  "ctrl:swapcaps"

# These are the default XKB settings for XFree86
#    XkbRules    "xfree86"
#    XkbModel    "pc101"
#    XkbLayout   "us"
#    XkbVariant  ""
#    XkbOptions  ""

   XkbKeycodes     "xfree86"
   XkbTypes        "default"
   XkbCompat       "default"
   XkbSymbols      "us(pc101)"
   XkbGeometry     "pc"
   XkbRules        "xfree86"
   XkbModel        "pc101"
   XkbLayout       "us"
EndSection

Section "Pointer"
    Protocol    "Microsoft"
    Device      "/dev/mouse"
#    Protocol "Xqueue"
#    BaudRate 9600
#    SampleRate 150

    Emulate3Buttons
    Emulate3Timeout    50
#    ChordMiddle

EndSection

Section "Monitor"

    Identifier  "My Monitor"
    VendorName  "Unknown"
    ModelName   "Unknown"
    HorizSync   30.0 - 90.0

#    HorizSync 30-64         # multisync
#    HorizSync 31.5, 35.2    # multiple fixed sync frequencies
#    HorizSync 15-25, 30-50  # multiple ranges of sync frequencies
    VertRefresh 50-90


#Modeline "640x480"     25.175 640  664  760  800   480  491  493  525

#ModeLine "800x600"     36     800  824  896 1024   600  601  603  625

#Modeline "1024x768"    44.9  1024 1048 1208 1264   768  776  784  817
Interlace


Modeline "640x480"     31.5   640  680  720  864   480  488  491  521

#Modeline "800x600"     40     800  840  968 1056   600  601  605  628 +hsync
+vsync


Modeline "800x600"     50     800  856  976 1040   600  637  643  666 +hsync
+vsync

#Modeline "1024x768"    65    1024 1032 1176 1344   768  771  777  806 -hsync
-vsync


Modeline "1024x768"    75    1024 1048 1184 1328   768  771  777  806 -hsync
-vsync


#Modeline "1024x768"    85    1024 1032 1152 1360   768  784  787  823

EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier  "My Video Card"
    VendorName  "Unknown"
    BoardName   "Unknown"
    VideoRam    4096
    # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
EndSection

# The accelerated servers (S3, Mach32, Mach8, 8514, P9000, AGX, W32, Mach64
# I128, and S3V)
Section "Screen"
    Driver      "accel"
    Device      "My Video Card"
    Monitor     "My Monitor"
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes       "1024x768"   "800x600"  "640x480"
        ViewPort    0 0
#        Virtual     1024 768
    EndSubsection
EndSection

 
 
 

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