Xorg support for adding a graphics card

Jerry freebsd.user at seibercom.net
Mon Nov 8 22:26:10 UTC 2010

On Mon, 8 Nov 2010 17:08:23 -0500 (EST)
doug at safeport.com <doug at safeport.com> articulated:

> When I slid froward from FreeBSD 7.2 and Xorg (whatever) to 8.0 and
> xorg-7.4_4 I lost the ability to use the graphics card I had added to
> my Dell PE300 built in the last century. I was told the ability to
> have two cards in one box was lost due to int10 provided by
> libpciaccess.
> Is this still the case? The BIOS on the PE300 does not allow the
> on-board card to 'disappear'. I can not find any information to
> suggest things have changed.

Isn't there a jumper on the motherboard that can be used to disable
the on board card? Not all motherboards had one but it is worth a check
anyway, assuming you have not done so all ready.

Jerry ✌
FreeBSD.user at seibercom.net

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