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Internal Development Release Note

For Internal Use Only

ENGINEERING RELEASE NOTES


VIA/S3G P4M800Pro

Recipient
VIA/S3G
Purpose
Engineering release
Products Supported
P4M800Pro
Driver Name
P4M800: VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP Window XP/2K Graphics Driver
P4M800Pro: VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP Window XP/2K Graphics Driver
Software Requirements
Microsoft WindowsXP (XP Gold or SP1 or SP2), Server2003, or Windows2000.
This is a DirectX 9 driver, as indicated by the DX driver prefix version (6.14.10.xxxx).
Resolutions Supported
In general, the driver supports all modes supported by the video BIOS, then prunes out those
modes that cannot be supported due to customer request, bandwidth limitations, etc.
The following list contains the modes with available that the driver permits although possibly with
restrictions (e.g. mode permitted only if panel size matches this resolution).
Desktop Modes
(Standard)
640x480
800x600
1024x768
1280x1024
1600x1200

Desktop Modes
(TV)
720x480
720x540
720x576

Additions and Changes


Version: 6.14.10.0331-16.94.48.05
Date: 08/31/2006
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0331-16.94.48.05
1. They are two video images when we use CCD digital camera and switch display device to
CRT+LCD with Hot-key.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0330-16.94.48.04
Date: 08/25/2006
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0330-16.94.48.04
1. LCD not display when we are resume from LID S3 mode.
2. They are two video images when we use CCD digital camera and switch display device to
CRT+LCD with Hot-key.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Date: 06/09/2006

PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0310-16.94.46.03


1. WHQL:DCT53:DirectDraw\ Read Scan Line hangs under XP (16MB\64MB).
2. WHQL:DCT53:Stability\Display Stress hangs under XP (16MB\64MB).
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0297-16.94.44.64
Date: 04/14/2006
PERFORCE Label: 6.14.10.0297-16.94.44.64
2. To choose "Power Cinema" display settings skin type colors about 4-5 times will system
hang..
3. Power Cinema: When enable closed captions and subtitles then the system will have
display jerky during play DVD.
4. Mouse cursor display garbage awhile when move it on Audio utility tab under LCD or CRT
only.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0293-16.94.44.60
Date: 03/23/2006
PERFORCE Label: 6.14.10.0293-16.94.44.60
5. To choose "Power Cinema" display settings skin type colors about 4-5 times will system
hang.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0292-16.94.44.59
Date: 03/22/2006
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0292-16.94.44.59
6. VT1636: CRT+LCD can't wake up from S1
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0287-16.94.44.54
Date: 03/06/2006
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0287-16.94.44.54
1.
Support Dual LCD.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0284-16.94.44.51
Date: 02/09/2006
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0284-16.94.44.51
1.
Add" DM_DISPLAYFIXEDOUTPUT" function in the folder.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0279-16.94.44.47
Date: 01/16/2006
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0279-16.94.44.47
1. It will execute SAMM mode after switch display device by hotkey Fn+F3 and connect CRT.
2. The screen will display error when running FIFA2005 first time.
3. After install the driver of Creative media Card and reboot, it will show Black screen and only
see cursor on top left corner.
4. Mouse pointer aberrance when CRT only change to LCD only on 1280x1024 or above.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0275-16.94.44.44
Date: 12/27/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0275-16.94.44.44
DCT OpenGL issue
WHQL: DCT53: All OpenGL test can't finish running automatically.(16/64MB)
WHQL: DCT53: All OpenGL test can't finish running automatically.(16/64MB)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0272-16.94.44.43
Date: 12/15/2005

PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0272-16.94.44.43


1. After play "Warcraft III" server minute with BXP 3.3 client, system will hang during shut down
system.
2. on LCD only or CRT only set the DPI to 200% mouse icon will disappear
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0271-16.94.44.42
Date: 12/09/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0271-16.94.44.42
1. Zoo Tycoon 2:cursor is abnormal.
2 .Halo: The display is abnormal.
3. AE II: The display of the bottom is crashed.
4. Bicycle Card Games: The pretzels display is abnormal.
5. LCD only is shrink mode, CRT+LCD is normal behavior.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0270-16.94.44.41
Date: 12/01/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0270-16.94.44.41
1. PC Doctor (2d/3d/video memory test) fail on VT3314.
2. DCT 5.3: Faster User Switch fail.
3. DCT surface flip test fail in duoview (CRT+LCD).
4. Run "VMode.exe" will cause garbage screen.
5. Remove and reinstall VGA driver will cause garbage screen
6. LCD + CRT , HCT 12.0.1 fail in DirectDraw Accelerated Graphics/fnddraw_1.log.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0243-16.94.44.23
Date: 08/24/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0243-16.94.44.23
1. Set display device to CRT only and resolution set to 1600x1200 then enable SAMM,LCD can't
display identify 1.
2. Fixed fit panel size function is gone.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0230-16.94.44.13
Date: 07/07/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0230-16.94.44.13
1. Update InstallShieldX.
2. LCD screen flicker when run 3DMark2001SE under LCD only.
3. LCD screen cant panning when set resolution to 1280x1024 and 1600x1200.
4. "Hide modes that this monitor cannot display" item is gray out on LCD only.
5. VT3314 LCD garbage when play warcraft.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0226-16.94.44.09
Date: 06/02/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0226-16.94.44.09
1. Fixed Game: Call of duty appears error message on P4M800Pro.
2. Fixed Game: Tomb Raider: The demo before game disappeared on P4M800Pro.
3. CRT only: Execute OpenGL screen saver (ex: Skyrocket) caused black screen and system
hang.
4. Fixed HCT: System stress test fail issue on P4M800.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0224-16.94.44.07
Date: 05/24/2005

PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0227-16.94.44.07 (P4M800Pro only)


1. Fixed HCT 12.1 system stress hang issue.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Version: 6.14.10.0220-16.94.44.03
Date: 05/05/2005
PERFORCE Label: WinXP_6.14.10.0220-16.94.44.03
1. First release for Combo (P4M800/P4M800Pro/CLE266).
Installation Instructions
Use standard WinXP/2K driver installation procedures for driver installations.