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Old 08-24-04, 08:58 AM   #6
jsmerritt
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Default Re: [5900xt] text modes

>> i have switched from gf2mx400 to 5900xt.

Having dabbled in this area recently, I believe that it is actually the video card BIOS, not the graphic chipset that determines the directly available text modes. It appears that most vendors copy a standard BIOS from somewhere (NVidia reference ?), but some vendors (e.g ASUS) make more changes than others.

Not much help, eh
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