Xorg support for adding a graphics card

doug at safeport.com doug at safeport.com
Fri Nov 12 21:30:34 UTC 2010

On Fri, 12 Nov 2010, Warren Block wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Nov 2010, doug at safeport.com wrote:
>> Thanks. The [latest] BIOS has one VGA option:
>>   Video DAC Snoop Controls how VGA and graphics devices on the PCI or AGP
>>   bus respond to palette register accesses.
>>    * On  - forces VGA and graphics devices to snoop VGA palette register
>>            accesses and forward them to the ISA bus.
>>    * Off - (the default) forces VGA and graphics devices to respond
>>            positively to palette register accesses.
> Is there a "Init Graphics Card First" that can be set to AGP/PCI?  That would 
> let the preferred card be seen first.  Still only one card.  I don't know 
> what's needed for multi-card xorg support on FreeBSD, but I suspect it won't 
> happen soon.

No such option. I would go back to 7.3 except I did not save various packages 
and it would take several months to compile what I have :) thanks for the 

Douglas Denault
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