xfree86 4.2.1 driver set ?

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Jan 14 19:46:33 PST 2003

kris at intra-team.de wrote:

>Hi lfs gurus,
>i build up a automatical setupscript for x but faild choosing a card driver. 
>The xfree page says:
>"In XFree86 3.3.6, several X servers are available; much hardware 
>uses the XF86_SVGA server, which has a set of driver modules 
>that are built into it at compile time. In other cases, X servers for 
>specific chips (or families of chips) are provided (such as 
>XF86_AGX, XF86_Mach64, etc.). In XFree86 4.2.1, there is only 
>one X server, called "XFree86", which can load driver modules at 
>For my case of work, i just need a *basic* driver, such as the old 
>SVGA. So i suppose it is the easyest way to install a similur - if 
>exist ? (?) so whitch sould i get ?
>or is there any possibility to find out the nearest or best driver to 
>use for the target system by fetching a variable or output of a test 
>script ? - just a thought ! 
>Please help me - i hope i explain my problem write and you can 
>understand my bad english.

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