Matrox G550

Jung-uk Kim jkim at
Mon Nov 29 15:44:30 PST 2004

On Tuesday 30 November 2004 09:17 am, James Earl wrote:
> Hi,
> I just recently setup an Athlon 64 system.  I'm using an Asus A8V
> Deluxe (rev 2.0) motherboard, and a Matrox G550 video card.  I got
> the video card working under FreeBSD i386, but I'm having issues
> under FreeBSD amd64.
> I read a previous post that makes me believe the drivers won't work
> on an amd64 system.  However, one additional difference I noticed
> between booting up FreeBSD amd64 vs. FreeBSD i386, is that my agp
> device doesn't show up under FreeBSD amd64 (even after adding
> 'device agp' under FreeBSD amd64 kernel).

I don't know about G550 but agp driver doesn't really matter if you 
don't want DRI, i. e., 3D acceleration.

> Does agp work under FreeBSD amd64?

Can you try the following patch?

Jung-uk Kim

> If the Matrox drivers are architecture dependent, is it possible to
> compile a driver using the driver source Matrox provides?
> James

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