what about via chrome cards in intrepid?

Mihamina Rakotomandimby mihamina at vectoris.fr
Wed Oct 8 07:17:07 UTC 2008

I got this as video card:

# lspci -vvv
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller:
VIA Technologies, Inc. Chrome9 HC IGP (rev 01)
(prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Unknown device 8252
   I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV-
   VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
   Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=medium
   >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
	Latency: 64 (500ns min)
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
	Region 0: Memory at c0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=512M]
	Region 1: Memory at fa000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable)
	Expansion ROM at fbef0000 [disabled] [size=64K]
	Capabilities: <access denied>

It's a VIA chrome card...
The drivers has recently been opened by VIA.

What about the status of those in intrepid?

I got a dozen of boxes using weird resolution waiting for this to be 
usable. I'd rather wait for free driver than using a non-free one.

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