Matrox G200 won't work

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Thu Jan 15 00:50:45 PST 2015

Andrew Munn composed on 2015-01-15 00:06 (UTC-0800):

> I'm running a SuperMicro server w/Matrox G200 on the board (16MB).  How 
> can I fix these errors?  Currently using X is slow and soaks up a ton of 
> CPU presumably due to software rendering.  Thanks.
> [    12.803] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module mga
> [    12.803] (II) UnloadModule: "mga"
> [    12.803] (II) Unloading mga
> [    12.803] (EE) Failed to load module "mga" (module does not exist, 0)

My G400s are still working OK using the mga driver on openSUSE and Mageia.
The distro you use may have dropped mga (e.g. Fedora dropped mga due to "no
maintainer"), leaving you to fall back on the slower modesetting driver.
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