Video card compatibility
peter at circlesquared.com
Tue Feb 17 23:56:46 PST 2004
Jerry McAllister wrote:
>>Hello Support !
>>I bought FreeBSD 5.1 and Handbook for my 10 year old "computer nut" son
>>for Christmas and have had problems installing the full graphical version.
>Good choice. Get him started right.
>>When asked for "video card" on installation, I don't' know what to select.
>>I have on-board video on the motherboard at this site.
Well, it doesn't say what the video chipset is - just "3d graphics
engine". But on the drivers download page there is a Via four-in-one
driver for Windows. On the specs page the motherboard is identified as
using the Via KM266/8235 chipset. After a bit more googling and
rummaging, it looks to me as though this is an onboard Via/S3 Savage 8.
So try the S3 Savage driver. If that doesn't work, say so and I'll
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