DRI support for S3 Savage8 chip - will Ubuntu support it in Hoary? (Revisited)
diogoschneider78 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 15:19:28 UTC 2006
Hmmm... Do you think that I could just upgrade from breezy via
dist-upgrade? It´s a fresh install so I´ve got nothing to loose...
2006/3/6, Wander Boessenkool <wander at kanslozebagger.org>:
> On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 11:14 -0300, Diogo Schneider wrote:
> > Greetings from Brazil!
> > I have come across this thread in the mail list archive and I am
> > wondering if any of you ever got Ubuntu to work with your S3 Savage8
> > chip with 3D video acceleration.
> My laptop has a savage s3 TwisterK (kn133), and in dapper dri support
> seems to be working. You could try a Dapper live-cd and see if it works.
> > I have got the same chip on my system:
> > $ lspci | grep VGA
> > 0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. VT8375 [ProSavage8
> > KM266/KL266]
> > Please note that I´m using Breezy and not Hoary (this thread seems to
> > be a bit old).
> > People have advised me to get a real 3D video card, but they're
> > expensive and I'd really like to get the S3 working - so I can play
> > Tux Racer!! :o)
> > Any help will be very welcome, thanks!
> > Diogo
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