Re: [mu TECH] SVGA driver

From: Clive Wright (
Date: Sat Jan 29 2000 - 03:28:39 CET

Renato wrote:
> I am trying to install Dave Houghton's svga package in mulinux 7r6.
> I could only persuade bzip2 to process SVGA.tgz after renaming it to SVGA.bz2.
> Maybe it would better change READ_ME.svga accordingly.
> After decompressing following instructions I issued a startx and received the following message:
> You must provide a "Screen" section in XF86Config for at least the following drivers: svga
> Fatal server error:
> No configured graphic devices
> Well, I found Screen section in and it seems to be correct.
> What can I do now, my friend Dave?
No it's not Dave, I guess he has recovered from his accident
and is back at work as he has not posted anything to the
group for a while.
I am using the svga server with mu so if it helps I have
attached the device and screen section from my
Also don't forget the X symlink:

cd /usr/X11R6/bin
rm X
ln -s XF86_SVGA X


Section "Device"
    Identifier "My Video Card"
    VendorName "Unknown"
    BoardName "Unknown"
# Chipset "clgd5446"
    DacSpeed 60000
    VideoRam 2048
    Option "linear"
    MemBase 0xfb000000
# Clocks 31.50 49.87 64.98
# Use Option "no_bitblt" if you have graphics problems. If
that fails
# try Option "noaccel".


# The Colour SVGA server

Section "Screen"
    Driver "svga"
    Device "My Video Card"
    Monitor "My Monitor"
    DefaultColorDepth 16
    BlankTime 10
    SuspendTime 0
    OffTime 0
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth 8
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        Option "no_bitblt"
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 16
        ViewPort 0 0
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth 24
        Modes "800x600" "640x480"
        ViewPort 0 0

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