X drivers for Matrox G400 anyone?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Jul 27 07:34:12 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 10:24:39AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
>On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 06:42:02PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> Is anyone sitting on drivers for Matrox G400 that works with the X
>> server currently found in Hoary?
>> Matrox only releases binary versions supporting X.org 6.8.0 and 6.8.1.
>> The version in Hoary is 6.8.2 and no, the 6.8.1 doesn't work :-)
>> I'd be happy to compile it myself, if someone could confirm it's not too
>> much work (i.e. I don't have to recompile all of X as well).
>The 'mga' driver included with Hoary should work just fine on G4xx.  Do
>you have any specific problem?

AFAIK it doesn't support dual-head, and if I'm to replace my Windows
machine at work I need dual-head.


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