[svlug] Installing video drivers in Debian
jshupe at d13.com
Mon Apr 23 12:56:02 PDT 2001
I think the matrox site says somewhere about replacing mga_drv.o that
came with XFree86 with the one from them...
On my mandrake 7.2 system mga_drv.o is in
locate or find should help you find it on your system if it's not
And just in case you should make a backup copy before overwriting the
After replacing it you have to restart X...
p.s. I'm a Green from Southern CA, and I use linux because computing
doesn't have to suck(tm)...
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 01:07:00AM -0700, Reg Charney wrote:
> I just purchased a Matrox Millenium G450 DDR 32mb Dual Head AGP video
> card. I also got a Linux driver, mga_drv.o, from the Matrox site. The
> site had no documentation on installing Linux video drivers. I have
> looked at the HOWTOs and the mini-HOWTOs to see how to install this
> driver. I have also read the documentation that came with an old version
> of Debian Gnu Linux. Nowhere is there an indication of how to make this
> driver part of the xf86config program.
> The general question is: how does one install a new video driver under
> TIA. Reg.
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