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    SubjectRe: Matrox BIOS upgrades (Was Re: [patch] vesafb panning: scrollback support and nice speedup)
    In lists.linux.kernel you write:

    >On Fri, 7 Aug 1998, Michael L. Galbraith wrote:

    >> > What version is the Matrox's BIOS? If it's older than v1.8, try upgrading.
    >>
    >> Have a hot tip handy on how to do that? :) I didn't see <tap tap tap>
    >> anything at the Matrox site.

    >Since this is of interest to other Matrox users, I've posted to the linux
    >mailing list to get the BIOS upgrades for Matrox cards, go to this URL and
    >download the setup342.zip (542k file). You'll need to run it from DOS. :o(

    >http://www.matrox.com/mgaweb/drivers/ftp_bios.htm

    >This contains versions of BIOSes for most of the Matroxes.

    What exactly is in there:

    bogomips kraxel /DOSe/drv/matrox.new# strings 8* | grep "IBM"
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MILLENNIUM VGA/VBE BIOS (V3.0 )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MYSTIQUE VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.8 )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MILLENNIUM II VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.5 )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MYSTIQUE VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.8 RR )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MILLENNIUM II VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.4 )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MGA-G100 VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.4 )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MILLENNIUM II VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.4 RR )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MILLENNIUM II VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.3 RR )
    IBM COMPATIBLE MATROX/MGA-G200 VGA/VBE BIOS (V1.2 )

    Gerd

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    Gerd Knorr <kraxel@cs.tu-berlin.de>

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