beige g3 onboard video

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
is there a way to disable the onboard video in a beige g3? Running OSX 10.1.5. I added a radeon 7000 pci and the video isn't accelerated 'cause the only way to get it to run with only one display attached is by mirroring the video.


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    ebbyebby Posts: 3,110member
    You have the monitor attached to the ATI 7000 card, right? Every card I put in my Beige turns off the built in ATI chip. (Including the DVD decoder )
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    ebbyebby Posts: 3,110member
    Ha! No kidding. Just for the hell of it, I added a second monitor. Belive it or not, it worked. No, the second is not accelerated, but the main screen seems to be. I also got DVD to B-A-R-E-L-Y work on the second monitor. (Still not acceptable, and seems to be software-based somehow)
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    chychchych Posts: 860member
    Hm, works fine on my Beige... I don't have to connect anything to the ATI Rage 2+, only my radeon pci, and it works perfectly... its accelerated too (can tell by window dragging). Dual monitors work fine too, though the Rage isn't really accelerated.

    Dunno, try hitting the CUDA button or something? Make sure nothing is plugged into the Rage slot (like one of those monitors)...
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    ebbyebby Posts: 3,110member

    Why stop at 2 monitors... I hooked up 3, and have an extra S-Video port. I ran out of small TV's though. Only have a projector left, and it won't fit in the picture.

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    So, to answer your question. Plug your monitor into the ATI 7000 card and ignore the other port.
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