Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alpha

From: "Donsbach
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-alpha] Installation on a Digital Personal Workstation 433au
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 15:04:41
Message-Id: E8C532D801BE5B479B28B626184E8CDD031BC208@tayexc14.americas.cpqcorp.net
Fabien wrote:
> My problem is that the box still has it's original TGA2 graphic card
which is not
> supported by xfree.
Yes it is. Has been for quite a while. At least it is in other distros like Red Hat and Debian and the support was submitted back to the Xfree maintainers (thanks to Jay Estabrook).
> Can I change the graphic board with *ANY* pci card ? Or do I have to
search for a
> Alpha-specific card ?
Matrox Millenium[II], Permedia 2 based boards and ATI Radeon 7500 all work well and are supported as well. But, you should be able to get your TGA2 going. Jeff D -- gentoo-alpha@g.o mailing list