xgixp − XGI XP video driver


Section "Device"
Identifier "
Driver "xgixp"   



xgixp is an Xorg driver for XGI XP video cards. The driver is accelerated, and provides support for the following framebuffer depths: 1, 4, 8, 15, 16, and 24. Multi-head configurations are supported. The XvImage extension is supported.


The xgixp driver supports PCI, AGP, and PCIE video cards based on the following XGI chips:

Volari 8300


Please refer to xorg.conf(5) for general configuration details. This section only covers configuration details specific to this driver.

The following driver Options are supported:
Option "SWCursor" "

Enable or disable the SW cursor. Default: off.

Option "NoAccel" "boolean"

Disable or enable acceleration. Default: acceleration is enabled.

Option "shadow" "boolean"

Turn off shadow registers. If you only see a partial display - this may be the option for you. Default: on.

Option "stretch" "boolean"

Turn on stretching. When the resolution is lower than the LCD’s screen, this option will stretch the graphics mode to fill the entire LCD. Default: off.

Option "ShadowFB" "boolean"

Enable or disable use of the shadow framebuffer layer. Default: off.

Option "VideoKey" "integer"

This sets the default pixel value for the YUV video overlay key. Default: undefined.

Option "Display" "string"

Override the display. Possible values are "CRT", "LCD", "TV", and "DVI". Please note that this option is only experimentally. Default: Use display active when X started.

Option "GammaBrightness" "string"

Set display gamma value and brightness. "string" is "gamma, brightness", where gamma is a floating point value greater than 0 and less or equal to 10. brightness is an integer value greater or equal to 0 and less than 128. Default: gamma and brightness control is turned off. Note: This is not supported on all chipsets.


Xorg(1), xorg.conf(5), Xserver(1), X(7)


Author: Andrea Zhang

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