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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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Seriously?
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:11:52 -0400
Subject: Re: Matrox G550 - MGA X server fails
https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/03/msg00895.html
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