Here are the resources I used:. Looking at the code for the mga driver on freedesktop. Sign up using Email and Password. Gene Kazimiarovich ykazimiarovich wrote on Problem could be that you have other packages installed in the xorg-driver package which were pulled automatically when you installed X. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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Still the same issue on 2 new Dell T servers Ubuntu Visit the following links: NET Framework, even if version 2.

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I have also updated the ubuntu to Here are the resources I used:. Previously Released Drivers for Older Matrox products Drivers in this section are previously released drivers and should be used for trouble shooting purposes only.

Then run sudo update-grub and reboot.

Using lines for offscreen memory. All times are GMT We have put in an inexpensive nvida card in our servers if we need to use the gui to get around this issue.


Drivers for older/legacy Matrox products

The old version of the X Windows 2d acceleration software, XAA was disabled and removed from the Xorg server, unfortunately the mga driver does not support the new method of doing 2d acceleration Andres Hidalgo andres-hidalgo wrote on This downgrades Xorg to precise latest with XAA.

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You won’t get acceleration but it may work better. I am runing the FC2 final distro. There is just not enough memory on the card to support more than x Then just restart X and you are enjoing mga with XAA and enough performance for xp.

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[SOLVED] Problem getting better than x screen resolution

Then, for some of the Ubuntu release don’t have a xorg. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. I guess this is something to do with the fact that Grub is using the framebuffer otherwise I can’t see how the mgq would stop even a text screen appearing. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


Last edited by Magnetar; at Balint Kozma ilnux wrote on Joan Fisbein joan-fisbein wrote on It is not ubuntu’s fault.

Therefore I will trust someone more knowledgeable to put this all together, and I am just going to describe what I did to make it work: If you need to reset your password, click here.