Install Windows driver in ubuntu

Asked by Pritush on 2009-12-10

When i installed ubuntu it installed sound & network adapters but my video driver was not install and i am not able to get screen resolution of 1024 x 768 and not able to use visual effect.
Is it possible to forge ubuntu to use windows driver ?
My video driver is SIS Xabre.
suggestions will be appreciated.

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2009-12-12
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2012-05-12
Pritush (metallicpri2sh) said : #1

I am using Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope

Can you give the output of:

sudo lshw -C display

Thanks

Pritush (metallicpri2sh) said : #3

the out put is

  *-display UNCLAIMED
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 330 [Xabre] PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter
       vendor: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: 01
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 66MHz
       capabilities: pm agp agp-3.0 bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=39 maxlatency=16 mingnt=3
pritush@ubuntu:~$

http://www.bsntech.com/content/view/591/281/

use the xorg.conf

run:

gksudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

paste the xorg.conf text in the link:

Section "Device"
     Identifier "Card0"
     Driver "sis"
     VendorName "Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]"
     BoardName "330 [Xabre] PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter"
     BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
     Screen 0
     Option "ForceCRT1VGAAspect" "normal"
     Option "ForceCRT1Type" "VGA"
     Option "ForceCRT2Type" "COMPOSITE"
     Option "UseSSE" "on"
     Option "TVStandard" "NTSC"
     Option "MergedFB" "on"
     Option "CRT2Position" "Clone"
     Option "MetaModes" "1024x768"
     Option "CRT2HSync" "30.0 - 50.0"
     Option "CRT2VRefresh" "59.9 - 59.9"
     Option "XvOnCRT2" "yes"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
     Identifier "Monitor0"
     HorizSync 30 - 95
     VertRefresh 75
EndSection

Section "Screen"
     Identifier "Primary Screen"
     Monitor "Monitor0"
     Device "Card0"
     DefaultDepth 24
     SubSection "Display"
          Depth 24
          Virtual 1024 768
     EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
     Screen 0 "Primary Screen"
EndSection

Save the file, close gedit, reboot

harsh (harsh-chess) said : #5

I have the same problem but my default resollution is 1280x800 but it shows 1024x768 and my output is
 *-display UNCLAIMED
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter
       vendor: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: 10
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 66MHz
       capabilities: pm agp agp-3.0 vga_controller cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:c0000000-cfffffff memory:d4000000-d401ffff ioport:9000(size=128)

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