(Crowd funded) fix for SiS 671/771 video cards

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Tue May 7 05:04:46 PDT 2013

> On 07/05/13 02:19 AM, Pander wrote:
>>> This is the log file, search for [Ss][Ii][Ss]
>> http://pastebin.com/GMhwZXde
> It looks like the Xserver tries sis, modesetting, fbdev and vesa and
> ends up deciding on vesa. In order to see useful information, make sure
> X doesn't use a generic driver. Something like Driver "sis" in the
> Device section of xorg.conf. Option "NoAccel" "true" should also make a
> difference.

# xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
# Note that some configuration settings that could be done previously
# in this file, now are automatically configured by the server and settings
# here are ignored.
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
#   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Video Device"
	Driver		"sis671"
	Option		"NoAccel"	"true"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Configured Monitor"

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Monitor		"Configured Monitor"
	Device		"Configured Video Device"
	DefaultDepth 	24



from and
http://ajoliveira.com/ajoliveira/gen/bin/sis_driver_64-bit_12.04.tar.gz on
Ubuntu 13.04

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