DRI support for S3 Savage8 chip - will Ubuntu support it in Hoary? (Revisited)

Wander Boessenkool wander at kanslozebagger.org
Mon Mar 6 15:35:55 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 12:19 -0300, Diogo Schneider wrote:
> 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...

I think so, it should work, it worked for me, but your mileage may vary
(as always).

> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 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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