[Xorg-driver-geode] GX by natsemi/cyrix on WYSE
ugascottl at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 16:05:44 PDT 2010
Yes. Cyrix CPU. We are running the VESA driver but it's real slow compared with the old driver I was using on our old system. Considering this CPU is only 300mhz and is running as a thin client we need all the resources we can use. So it would be better to not use the VESA driver as it slows things down considerably. Thank you for your responses and very timely!!
So I guess I can't downgrade my x.org server so I can use one of the old drivers..........
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On Oct 4, 2010, at 6:14 PM, Martin-Éric Racine <q-funk at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 12:37 AM, scott lorberbaum <ugascottl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> here is the output of lspci -v
>> you are right we have the 5530.........so is there any way to run an old
>> driver or older version of X or anything to that extent?
> More to the point, you have the original 5530, which would suggest a
> Cyrix GX as the CPU (easily confirmed by the output of "cat
> /proc/cpuinfo") rather than one of the newer NSC or AMD hybrids.
> On Ubuntu/Lucid, you'd be running the VESA driver instead of the Cyrix
> or NSC drivers. It's a bit slower than native support, but it at least
> works cleanly on recent X versions.
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