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mach32info(1)		      Svgalib User Manual		 mach32info(1)

NAME
       mach32info - read out configuration information of a Mach32

SYNOPSIS
       mach32info {info|force}

DESCRIPTION
       mach32info  prints  out almost all the info about your mach32 card from
       configuration registers and Mach32 EEPROM. It also measures the	Mach32
       clocks.	A  completely  idle system is required when these measurements
       are being performed. During these measurements, the video signals  will
       be screwed up for about 3-4 seconds.

       If  your	 monitor  does	not  switch off	when getting a video signal it
       can't stand (fixed freq.	monitors) better switch	it off before starting
       mach32info.  Your  computer will	beep when it is	finished probing.  You
       can redirect the	'stdout' of mach32info to some file  for  viewing  the
       results easier or mailing them.

       Do not redirect 'stderr'	as you won't hear the beep.

       This  tool is part of svgalib. Although it's output maybe useful	to de-
       bug Xfree86 Mach32 Servers, I am	NOT related to Xfree86!	 Please	do not
       send me (Michael	Weller)	any Xfree86 bug	reports!  Thanx	in advance.

       Note  that  this	 tool  comes without any warranty!  Use	it at your own
       risk!

       Warning,	this tool does not check for VC	changes	etc.. Just let it  run
       in  its own virtual console as root and don't try to fool it.  Actually
       this is due to it not using svgalib at all  but	simply	accessing  the
       Mach32.

       Please  report any problems with	running	mach32info or with configuring
       the svgalib(7)'s	Mach32 driver to Michael Weller	 <eowmob@exp-math.uni-
       essen.de>.   Include  the  results from running this test with your re-
       port.

OPTIONS
       info   print out	the configuration information. Without info mach32info
	      prints a usage message (looking almost like this manpage ;-)).

       force  The  force option	disables the sanity check that tries to	detect
	      the presence of the mach32 prior to printing the information.

	      Do not use this option unless you	are really, really  sure  that
	      you have a Mach32	compatible vga card installed.

       This  utility is	part of	svgalib	and can	be found in the	mach32/	subdi-
       rectory of the original svgalib distribution. However, it  is  not  in-
       stalled	by  default,  s.t. it is unclear where you can find it if your
       svgalib was install by a	linux distribution.

       In case of any such problem, simply get an  svgalib  distribution  from
       the  net. You don't need	to install it. Just make in the	mach32/	subdi-
       recty. As of this writing, svgalib-1.2.12.tar.gz	is the latest  version
       and    can    be	   retrieved	by   ftp   from	  sunsite.unc.edu   at
       /pub/Linux/libs/graphics	and tsx-11.mit.edu at  /pub/linux/sources/libs
       which will most probably	be mirrored by a site close to you.

SEE ALSO
       svgalib(7), svgalib.mach32(7), vgagl(7),	libvga.config(5).

AUTHOR
       This  manual page was edited by Michael Weller <eowmob@exp-math.uni-es-
       sen.de>.	 He also wrote the referenced utility as well as of the	origi-
       nal documentation.

Svgalib	(>= 1.2.11)		  2 Aug	1997			 mach32info(1)

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