Matrox [was Re: downgrade xorg to 7.1]

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Dec 30 16:59:46 UTC 2009

On Wed, 30 Dec 2009, x z wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 3:41 AM, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Dec 2009, x z wrote:
>>>>  Thank you! I got it,but is there any way to get my card worked with
>>> property
>>> driver, while I think it is very difficult that downgrading Xorg from the
>>> current 7.4 to 6.9 as there are big changes between xorg 6 and xorg 7?
>> I got motivated and set up an old system with 8.0 and current ports. The
>> patched 1.9.100 mga driver works, at least with one monitor.
>> Are you trying to use dual monitors with the G550, or is one monitor
>> enough?
>> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
> Thanks. I used the DVI head of G550 which can't get more than 800x600 res.
> My system is on 8 stable with xf86-video-mga-1.4.10,2. I just want the res
> can be 1024x768,that is what I want. Does the patched 1.9.100 mga driver met
> my quest?

It might, but my G450 cards don't have DVI to test.  I have the patches, 
the port, and instructions here:

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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