By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. This allows remote installation of a bare machine you’ve never even touched, though the same can often be done via remote video over network. You are not going to be gaming on it. Matrox had been known for years as a significant player in the high-end 2D graphics accelerator market. No, a server just needs something to display text mode most of the times.

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Anyway, if you find it convenient to use a KVM or whatever, sure go ahead with that, but straight serial has a lot of advantages e. A Matrox G kinux way more powerful than needed for a server. Sign up or log in Mxtrox up using Google. After that you will probably only ever access the server remotely. I will evenutally upgrade the card but in the mean timeany suggestions on adding more resolutions?

CONFIG_DRM_MGA: Matrox g200/g400

Although the oldest one uses ATi ES Are you new to LinuxQuestions. G was Matrox’s first graphics processor to require added cooling in the form of a heatsink.


Drivers in this section are previously released drivers and should be used for trouble shooting purposes only. Because a server does not need a high-performance GPU. However, it was not far behind and was certainly competitive.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_DRM_MGA: Matrox g/g

Do you think a UNIX server should have what? This hurt G’s performance dramatically in these games and caused a lot of controversy over continuing delays and promises from Matrox. That Matrox GeR2 is not a separate video card.

Mwtrox fact, having it, and having to ensure the system doesn’t use it, can be more of a nuisance.

It was released in And that is all you need and want in a server. Somewhere in the Milky Way Galaxy Distribution: Matrox Millennium G – Date: You are currently viewing LQ g020ev a guest.

Actually, on most servers the graphics and text display support is there only for operating systems like Windows. But it is a major blessing if it works out-of-the-box with whatever OS you are going to install on the matfox.

Join our community today! For what games exactly? Mystique was their most feature-rich 3D accelerator inbut still lacked key features including bilinear filtering.


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Matrox “HF” drivers have a rich interface that require Microsoft. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat Even when well-configured they are incredibly insecure, and an unconfigured one invites a system takeover by anybody who can send it packets.

A VGA output is still the “default” interface, which every device has.

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They mostly deal with regular CPU computing and networking. The only purpose for a VGA card there is to get a basic console display that you can use for Bios setup and initial installation of the server. Last edited by Magnetar; at