ok just some additional info.you might have already
done it, just double check anyway.
Resolutions also depend on the type of monitor
So if u select a 800 x 600 monitor and try 1024 x 768
, you wont get it.
just check if the resolution of the video card and the
monitor are compatible.
I used SiS cards long back, SiS6202 i think, had
problems getting those drivers.will lookout for them
and pass them on if I come across them.
--- "Gopalarathnam V." <askgopal@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Yes, I do have a SiS card (6326), my older card was
6215. I would
suggest you to download the 4.x X servers (either
source or binary) and
give a try. They definitely support SiS cards with
On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 08:59, tamco india wrote:
dear Mr. Gopalthrough the rigmarole of
thanks for taking the time to reply.
i use XFree86 3.3.6.
and yes i have tried xf86config. i have gone
configuring the X server, but the resolution isnot quite there.
i presume there is a problem in the linux supportfor SiS . (i
remember learnt that this might be a bug in theLinux driver for this
particular brand of video cards)video cards under linux
hence i would be grateful if any one using SiS
could point me towards the website where they gotthe drivers or how
they were able to get the correct displayanything greater than
many thanks in advance
"Gopalarathnam V." <askgopal@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
What version of X do you use? If you use
4.x,display, edit the file
# XFree86 -configure
# XFree86 -xf86config /root/XF86Config.new
---- If you're not satisfied with the
# cp /root/XF86Config.new
(probably 3.3.6 or
If you're using an old version of X
On Sat, 2004-01-10 at 17:09, tamco india
> hellocomputer with AMD
> i am mailing this from India.
> i have loaded Dragon Linux V2 full on a
K6/200mhz,think this is
> 128mb RAM, 9GB hard disk.
> The monitor uses a SiS 6215 SVGA card. i
giving problemsbut the desktop
> while loading the GUI. The GUI is loaded
lookss verymonitor area.the
> bad, and the desktop goes outside the
colours areresolution is the
> also not that clear. i think maybe the
problem, butetc/XF86Config is of no use.
> fiddling with xf86config or
> could you please tell me how to changethe settings so that
i can getunavailable and hence
> the resolution right?
> i learnt that SiS 6215 drivers are
selected SiSno 3 for XF86_SVGA
> SG86C215 in xf86config and chose option
cardre this problem
> drivers, but still no use.
> i would be much grateful to get any help
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