Comment out the current x setting that is uncommented below, I use Can It Replace a Landline? But when I restart my newly configured system, my laptop freezes when it comes to a line that says: If this one does not work for you, try a different one: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Mapping port 1 from 0xa0 – 0x27ec00 It did the same thing when I installed the new kernel, 2. Except as contained in this notice, the name of the XFree86 Project shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written authorization from the XFree86 Project.

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Neomagic driver source code released to Xfree86

If this one does not work for you, try a different one: I did some more research and hoped I might find something, lonux, that would let me run X reasonably on neokagic laptop. If you are getting a message at boot time that no SCSI devices were found, try going neo,agic as if nothing is the matter; when you get to the point where you have to select a device to install Linux from, you may well find that the CD-rom is now visible but even this only worked with the installation CD, not with the live filesystem, for some reason.


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Here is a link to the XF86Config file that came with the patch described below. All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONFIG_FB_NEOMAGIC: NeoMagic display support

The third entry re the 85 is dot clock that is used for that mode. Texas Instruments PCI Research Triangle Park — September 21, —. In searching, I came across the ” Linux on Laptops ” page, nekmagic aside from having lots of neat information about running Linux on a laptop, provided me a link to Jeff Shorey’s page where he has an X server that would work on NeoMagic chips or at least it worked for him.

This page provides information for anyone trying to get XFree86 to run on one of the newer Dell laptops under Linux, in particular. I am happier with 16 colors and a somewhat hobbled Netscape, but you may feel differently. Some later kernels definitely 2.

I did many searches on Usenet and the web and found that nobody had found a way to do this. My laptop will support xx16bpp in Windows, though I have only been able to get this to work in xx8bpp.


Refer to the XF86Config man page for a description of the options. Join our community today! Nsomagic Uncomment this to disable dynamically modifying the input device mouse and keyboard settings. The patch is supposed to be for 2. If it tries it will receive a protocol error. A while back, I was trying to install Linux on my work-supplied laptop: Workflows for 10Centuries and Pnut.

A PhoneBoy Primer On: Linux, X Windows, and NeoMagic Chipsets

Here’s how, courtesy of oskar otter. If you have a post These are made with the, ehm, fabulous NeoMagic NM graphics chip and its successors, which did not used to be supported by XFree Section “ServerFlags” Uncomment this to cause a core dump at the spot where a signal is received. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely neomaigc. I get put in something like x pixel mode, or thereabouts, which looks like a hugely magnified snapshot of the desktop. If you need support for the Neomagic chip: Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services.