On Sun, 2011-05-22 at 16:19 +0800, Andrew Buckeridge wrote: > Package: linux-2.6 > Version: 2.6.32-31 > Severity: normal > File: /boot/vmlinux-2.6.32-5-powerpc > > > If a depth other than 8 bit is chosen colours are not mapped properly. > The text on the virtual console is not white. The same happens when > X.org is started. > > The virtual console is functional at 8 bpp (appart from the DVI port), > but if I force depth with the X server with -- -depth 16, 24 or 32 I get > the same problem. > > Many X apps are no longer functional with 256 colours. However, 16 bpp > should be adequate. (i.e. 1400x1050x16 similar to vesa mode 0x0348) > > Also the DVI port on the PCA-5612 card is not active. This should mirror > the CRT output. This may be bug #610710. Please test whether this problem is also present in Linux 2.6.39, as packaged in unstable. Note that you will need to upgrade initramfs-tools at the same time, but this remains backward-compatible. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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