[plug] Trying to get RH 5.1 XWindows to work with Diamond Stealth II S220

Gary Allpike spice at linux.spice.net.au
Thu Oct 8 14:25:35 WST 1998

David Buddrige wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am currently trying to help my brother get Linux working on his
> Pentium 200 computer using Redhat 5.1... Unfortunately he seems to have
> an unsupported video card - a Diamond Stealth II S220 with 4mb RAM... I
> have tried generic XServers as well as other Diamond Stealth XServers,
> but I can't seem to get it to work... it won't recognise the video
> card... Linux itself is installed fine, but as I can't get XWindows to
> operate... he wants to use Linux + Netscape to maintain his web-site and
> basically to operate the Internet... he's not a Unix guru by any chance,
> so I am suggesting to him that he use Redhat's netcfg tool to connect up
> ppp, since it is a very easy product to use - rather than messing around
> with text files and so on.... however unless I can get the XWindows to
> work, I'm in a bit of a bind.... Does anyone have any ideas?
> Ta....
> David Buddrige
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Take a look on the card and see what chipset it has - my Diamond Stealth
has am S3-968 - I know others use the ARK chipset.  You should be ablt
to make it go!



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