Matrox G200 won't work
mrmazda at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 15 01:55:25 PST 2015
Andrew Munn composed on 2015-01-15 01:12 (UTC-0800):
>> 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.
> How can I pull in the driver from another distro?
I you're using Fedora, try downloading a package from an earlier release, maybe:
IIRC, I got one F20 installation working downloading the mageia driver
manually and using rpm's force option to install it, and ignoring the error
If you can't use a distro providing the software you need, maybe you'd be
better off sticking an eBay radeon or nvidia PCI video card in it if it has
no AGP or PCIe slot.
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