[Novalug] Re: [Ma-linux] Changing video card in Suse 10.2
bidwell at dead-city.org
Sun Jan 14 08:33:12 EST 2007
Jay Hart wrote:
> I bought a new mini-tix box which seems to have a built-in VESA framebuffer card.
> The board itself uses a VIA CN700 chipset, and supposedly has a VIA/S3
> Graphics Unichrome Pro IGP chip/?
> When I login as root, opne Yast, go to hardware, and select graphics card and
> monitor, I get a message saying that "The configuration is framebuffer based
> and your system does not support changes for resolution and/or color changes".
> Hey, this is ok with me, because what I want to do is try to see about
> selecting a different card type, but I can't, as in I don't have any options
> in this window to select another card.
> So, I'm thinking that I need to boot into run level 3, and then run some "app"
> to try and select another card for X.
> Any ideas on what I would use?
> Jay Hart
The latest opensource driver for the Unichrome card
is actually Openchrome. Check it out on sourceforge.
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