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SubjectRe: problems with video card after hw upgrade
On Wed, Apr 21, 1999 at 09:07:12PM +0200, Q wrote:
> I just bought myself a new motherboard (Asus P5A-B), with an AMD K6-2,
> 366 MHz. I used my old video card, with an S3 Trio64 on it, and I'm
> having problems with it.

I'm using an older motherboard. But, the same chipset.

> When I'm using something higer then 640x480x16, I get all these vertical
> black lines on my screen.

I have a similar problem here. But, I usually just use a highres text mode :)

> When starting X this is what I get:
>
> (--) S3: chipset: Trio64 rev. 10
> (--) S3: chipset driver: mmio_928
> (--) S3: card type: PCI
> (--) S3: videoram: 2048k

I had this - when I only had 1024k of video ram.

The weird thing, that I found was that it works on some bootups, but not others. But more often than not, it doesn't work right. I also found that running dosemu like: "dos -V", seems to usually make it work, until the next bootup.

So, it sounds like the problem can be fixed by getting a new video card. S3 Trio64's are slow, anyway.

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