Re: AGP Bridge support for AMD 761

Jeffrey W. Baker (
Sat, 15 Sep 2001 11:09:24 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 14 Sep 2001, Steven Spence wrote:

> DevilKin wrote:
> >Hello all...
> >
> >I've recently bought a new mobo, the Abit KG7-Raid, and I've run into some trouble trying to get the agpgart to work correctly. Everytime I load it
> >on kernel 2.4.9 (nonpatched, straigt from the tarball) I get messages like 'Unsupported chipset; try try_unsupported' (or smthing, not entirely
> >sure about the msg anymore since I'm not on that PC right now). I've tried what it advices, but still it keeps on giving that error.
> >
> >Anyone got a clue?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Devil
> >
> Well, do what its telling you. Either append 'agp_try_unsupported' to
> lilo or use it as an option on modules.
> Ex: modprobe agpgart agp_try_unsupported=1

I've found, with 2.4.9(-ac9), that the lilo append line doesn't work at
all. agpgart *must* be a modules, or it won't work with 761.


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