Problems with S3 Trio 64 V2/DX and Xorg 6.7.0

Matthieu Herrb matthieu.herrb at
Sun Aug 29 04:39:41 PDT 2004

Nikolay Datchev wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to configure my Xorg 6.7.0 (slackware-current) with my video
> card - S3 Trio 64 V2/DX. It works only with "vesa" and "vga" drivers, but
> not with the "s3" driver. It seems that this driver even don't have a
> manual page. When i try to use "s3", i get unreadable screen, but the
> monitor is in proper mode (800x600 at 75Hz).
> I've been used this card with older Xfree86 version and the s3 driver with
> no problems.

Could you be more specific? Which XFree86 version word last with this 
card? AFAIK no XFree86 4.x version has supported Trio64 cards correctly. 
The 4.x s3 driver only supports some RAMDACS and it has had few support 
in the past.

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