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

Bevan Broun bevanb at ee.uwa.edu.au
Thu Oct 8 14:39:59 WST 1998

On %M 0, David Buddrige <dbuddrige at hotmail.com> 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....

Do a powersearch at dajanews with *linux* as the forum. Lots turns up

>>Arie Kraak wrote:
>>> I can't find a driver for my stealth II s220.
>>> http://www.suse.de/XSuSE/XSuSE_E.html
>>and get
>>    It worked for me!

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