I tried Slitaz cooking on my Acer Travelmate c100, but after a while the boot process ended in a blank screen. I suspect that the Silicon Motion SM720 Lynx 3DM Graphics Adapter is not supported. Is there a way to make it work?
Is a Silicon Motion SM720 Lynx 3DM Graphics Adapter supported?(4 posts) (2 voices)
I tried Slitaz cooking on my Acer Travelmate c100, but after a while the boot process ended in a blank screen. I suspect that the Silicon Motion SM720 Lynx 3DM Graphics Adapter is not supported. Is there a way to make it work?Posted 2 years ago #
I'm working on this one too... first the driver has to be compiled. I found the information needed to compile from the "T2" package on slitaz, but every time I compile the driver, I either get errors, or it goes all the way through successfully, but says something like no monitors found using Xorg -configure
The packages needed to compile the driver are:
The SiliconMotion source code is located at:
then scroll down until you see ...xf86-video-siliconmotion-x.x.x.x.tar.bz2
Thanks, I will give it a try as soon as possible.
Oh yeah, in case you don't already know... to go straight to a terminal on bootup (as opposed to seeing a black screen on live CD) the screen=text option disables the graphical desktop & Slim login manager. So just add that to the live cd boot line. Then once up...
User is: tux
Pass is: (blank, just press enter)
Then type: su
Pass is: root
You must log in to post.