I did not use the DRI module so apparently the driver will work without it , but it was no more difficult to get working without it than any other card I’ve used. 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. Retrieved from ” https: Note that you only need agpgart and mga kernel modules if you plan on using direct rendered OpenGL. An experienced Linux user would immediately consider using the Matrox drivers with the G4x0 and the XFree86 drivers with the Millennium II, but this isn’t possible as the two drivers share the same name and symbols. In Matrox introduced the Matrox Impression, an add-on card that worked in conjunction with a Millennium card to provide 3D acceleration.

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Dual Head setup is relatively simple once you’ve seen it, but at first it can be quite intimidating. If the Matrox-specific framebuffer stuff is as bad as the Radeon fb stuff then I’d wouldn’t even bother trying, just matorx with the VESA fb and be done with it, you’ll only have 60Hz but it’s better than an 80×25 text console.

Actually I messed mine up and had to get to console mode, fix the typo, and restart X. VideoRam I also added modes: It works pretty well.

This is my first time posting so if I do, or don’t do something that offends anyone, please let me know. I really appreciate all of you guys’s advice! Having a problem logging in? The first problem was that the second display could only achieve 60Hz on at x which, to millennea, is unacceptable. If you read the man page for “mga” you’ll see that the driver cannot probe available memory limit on the M-II.


mga(4) – Linux man page

File name Release date and file size Driver Notes, including operating system and Matrox graphics card support Disk 1 Matrox’s first graphics card product was the ALT for S bus computers, released in Drivers for older operating systems Windows 95, Window 3. If you are looking for the most recent drivers, please click here. Archived from the original on Canadian brands Commercial computer vision systems Companies based in Montreal Electronics companies established in Dorval Electronics companies of Canada Graphics hardware companies Multinational companies headquartered in Canada Privately held companies of Canada S graphics cards establishments in Quebec.

Matrox Millennium II driver – high res? I can’t get more than x using it milllenea my Radeon Pro, I’ve tried every permutation of readeon, vesa, vga and video lines I can think of and the best I can get is x Join our community today! Drivers in this section are zipped using the -RP option.

Hacks exist to rewrite all the exported symbols, but we have yet to verify whether or not they work. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat I’ve loaded Slackware 9 on a machine at work with a Millenium II card, and I had no difficulty with it at all. This test focuses on XFree86 4. Also, when someone says “install drivers”, this of course means I need to find some sort of.


A later version of the Millennium included features similar to the Impression but by matrix time the series was lagging behind emerging vendors like 3dfx Interactive. The time now is With Matrox cards, there is a further consideration.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Review your favorite Linux distribution. Matrox products are listed down the left-hand side, and operating systems are mwtrox along the top.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_FB_MATROX: Matrox acceleration

The Maatrox offered competent 3D performance for the first time, but was released shortly before a new generation of cards from Nvidia and ATI which completely outperformed it. It is required for most DRI modules and requires patching your kernel if you have a 2. Beta drivers are not supported by Matrox Graphics Technical Support.

Use the mga driver that comes with XFree86 4. If anyone has better luck in searches for linux drivers, specifically oi cards, I’d sure like to know. Matrox “HF” drivers have a rich interface that require Microsoft.