Re: XFree86-4 on ThinkPad 560
on Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 09:38:32PM +0000, Karsten M. Self (email@example.com) wrote:
> I'm trying to get XFree86 v4 configured on a Thinkpad 560.
> My XF86Config-4 file and XFree86.0.log follow. It gives X at 800x600,
> but the display leaves window elements and artifacts sprayed around the
> screen. With other drivers (eg: vga), I can get a ~320x200 display,
> letterboxed in the middle of the laptop's display.
> The video card is given in /proc/pci as:
> VGA compatible controller: Trident Microsystems TGUI 9660/968x/968x
> (rev 211).
> I have found several references to ThinkPad 560 X configurations,
> however none work on this system.
> Assistance appreciated.
The solution appears to be to downgrade to XF86v3, chose the svga
driver. I'm getting 800x600 at 16bpp, more than sufficient for
Neil <mumble>'s 560 page describes similar results.
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