Xorg support for adding a graphics card

doug doug at fledge.watson.org
Mon Nov 8 23:38:14 UTC 2010

On Mon, 8 Nov 2010, Jerry wrote:

> 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.

I was not aware of the possibility - thanks

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