March 16th, 3. Find More Posts by ReaperX7. Apparently this is a well known problem with Rage Pro based video adapters: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. This bug report about the xorg server segfaulting with a mach64 driver might be relevant to you. October 12th, 6.

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Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. My monitor was “Unknown” and I provided the relevant data from the monitor’s documentation. On sorg machines with that video card, the X system in Slack Last time I had to fiddle with this, I ended up recompiling xfvideo-mach64 with some flags like “–enable-exa –disable-uxa”, but there might be xorg.

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Xxl couldn’t remember what happens with vesa, so I went ahead and tried it. Does any one know a way to fix the lag, either with the terminal, direct downland or anything? Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

If it’s crashing with the actual driver then you have something seriously wrong happening. I’m currently dealing with the video lag, fullscreen, games, video,even screen savers pipes is the only one which seems to work right all windowed or not.


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Xorg crashes on ATI 3d rage pro cards. I’ve searched extensively for drivers, but can only find radeon type drivers. Can you patch and rebuild the mach64 driver and see if it will solve your problem?

I am a little concerned about this because I have three of these cards, and someday I may want to upgrade to a newer version of Slackware. If I terminate X with a ctl-alt-bksp, the screen turns black, and I think the computer has crashed because I can’t switch to any virtual console.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. It may actually have issues with the kernel driver and not just the xorg driver.

BB code is On. Originally Posted by turtleli This bug report about the xorg server segfaulting with a mach64 driver wti be relevant to you.

ATI Rage XL: /etc/X11/xorg.conf

March 16th, 4. It happens not too often but as older cards see less driver support, and support zl at a dead end, it starts showing up.

All times are GMT Find More Posts by Noony. Find More Posts by turtleli. After much Googling and tinkering, I got the thing working with much better screen resolutions.


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Last edited by Noony; at Does anyone know the list of things I need to downgrade in order to use the working driver from the Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

ATI has dropped the ball. Envy almost killed me trying to fix the problems it caused. I looked in modules.

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It’s too slow, and there’s not enough memory in the PC to get the best xrog of X I can terminate using the normal logout from KDE or xfce, but this also turns the screen black and I think crashes the whole computer.