There is no direct support for this video card in XFree86..
Check out this page on setting the 3DFX Banshee, the same instuctions
I am using the same card, with good results at 1024x768 65K colors with
BUT this setup is not for the inexperienced, and requires downloading,
compiling, and installing a new kernel, so if you're unsure, buy the X
server package from Xi Graphics, which supports the S3 Trio3D card
Not sure of the URL at the moment.. a search on Xi Graphics should give
you the web page for them..
> Hello everybody there,
> I just confinced my brother to go out and buy linux.
> But there is just one small problem, i can't seem to get X running with
> his videocard.
> The card is a S3Trio3D AGP.
> I also downloaded xfee86-18.104.22.168, and used XF86Setup
> The only videomode that i can use is 320x300-8bpp, while under windows
> it runs up to:
> Can anyone tell what i have to do to get a higher videomode?
> thanks in advance
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