AGP / matrox G45+ vs. onboard

Philipp Ost pj at
Tue Feb 27 18:03:39 UTC 2007

R. B. Riddick wrote:
> I am trying to use a Matrox Millenium G45+ AGP graphics adapter with my ECS
> K7VMM+ main board (it has a S3 Savage onboard graphcs adapter).
> Neither /var/log/messages nor "pciconf -lv" say a word about Matrox and just
> agp0, vga0 and drm0 (all the Savage thing) are mentioned... No agp1, vga1,
> drm1, or so... Xorg -configure doesnt find another device, too...
> Why is that? :-)

Have you disabled the onboard graphics adapter in the BIOS? Sometimes 
there's also an option to check for PCI/AGP graphics first... ;)


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