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Date:      Thu, 8 Oct 1998 19:38:00 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Satya Devireddy <>
To:        John Johnson <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Configuring XFree86
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001bdf20b$33224d50$>

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> I've asked this question previously, so please bear with me as I've still
> not found an answer, but I'm trying to configure Xfree86 to display a
> resolution greater than 320x200. I've installed FreeBSD on a Dell Inspiron
> 3200 with a NeoMagic MagicGraph 128XD video adapter. Copied below is the
> complete output of "startx > startx.out 2>&1".

> (--) SVGA: PCI: Unknown vendor (0x10c8) Unknown chipset (0x0004) rev 1,
> Memory @ 0xfd000000, 0xfea00000

Looks like XFree86 is unable to determine your video card as it does
not seem to be currently supported....


Q.F10- NeoMagic chips

Boards based on NeoMagic chips are not supported in XFree86, as
programming documentation is not available. For users of Linux
based machines, Red Hat has made a binary only server XBF_NeoMagic
available at their ftp server. Check their ftp server for

The source code to this server has been donated to XFree86 and will be
included in the next release. 


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