AGP / matrox G45+ vs. onboard

R. B. Riddick arne_woerner at
Tue Feb 27 18:18:53 UTC 2007

--- Philipp Ost <pj at> wrote:
> 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... ;)
I dont know where to disable the onboard graphics adapter...
The K7VMM+ manual doesnt say anything about such a switch or so and the BIOS
doesnt have such an option, too...

I tried that without success... Since the S3 Savage is on the AGP thing, too,
it doesnt matter, I think...


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