Re: graphics memory
From: Frederick Bruckman (fredb_at_immanent.net)
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 20:59:44 -0500
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
email@example.com (Steve Blinkhorn) writes:
> We have a machine (Dell by manufacture) which has an Intel 82815
> graphics adapter. I'm nowhere near expert on this kind of thing, but
> it looks to me as if graphics memory is a window into system memory.
> Attempts to configure XFree86 using xf86cfg fail to give 24-bit
> Can anyone point me to a source of help?
Sounds like this is your card:
Those release notes are normally installed to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/doc".
There's more here:
(That's the man page from current.) What version of NetBSD are you
running? Both current and 2.0_BETA have XFree86 4.4.0. If you're
still running NetBSD 1.6.2/XFree86 4.3.0, you might consider
upgrading XFree86, at least.
If you're having no luck with the latest released driver, you could
start here to get sources and binaries for the latest XFree86