Re: Matrox G550 + mga driver hangs system
- Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:19:47 -0400
- From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Matrox G550 + mga driver hangs system
Tony Stoneley composed on 2017-03-29 14:36 (UTC+0100):
I'm trying an experimental upgrade from stable to testing on an
elderly system with a Matrox Millenium G550 graphics adaptor plugged
directly into the motherboard, using the mga driver, and have run into
a brick wall with the xserver. When started, eg with startx, the
system immediately freezes and the only escape seems to be reboot. In
particular ctrl-alt-Fn has no effect in this state, which makes
diagnosis tricky. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:11:52 -0400
Subject: Re: Matrox G550 - MGA X server fails
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