X drivers for Matrox G400 anyone?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Jul 27 22:06:24 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 11:58:38AM +0200, Magnus Runesson wrote:
>On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 08:34 +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> 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.
>I am using matrox G450 with Dualhead. If I remember right my mga-driver
>is from hoary. Since you say Matrox does not have released any driver
>for Hoary:s X-server, it must be the case.

Thanks. I've just configured my Linux box to be dual head. It worked
perfectly :-)


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