Re: X 3.3.4-2 Blanks screen w/ Trio3D
Well, gave up on that, compiled a new kernel with fbdev support, installed
xserver_fbdev, and it goes great!
Only runs at one resolution pre reboot afaik. Might getting ggi to work
with this, can I change resolutions on the fly with ggi?
On 22 Sep 1999, Tim Thomson wrote:
> I grabbed Branden's 3.3.4-0 svga xserver when it came out, to get my
> Trio3D going. I got it to work with a bit of effort, at 800x600x16.
> I hadn't updated the system since then, until just now. Now when xdm or
> startx starts, the screen starts flickering, and then goes into powersave
> mode. I've tried it on another monitor too. (Both only 15")
> I guessed it must be trying to start a resolution, so I brought it back to
> 640x480, but to no avail. I've looked at xfree86.org, they have a couple
> of modelines they think work on the card, but I was using them already.
> It wasn't upgrading the server that killed it, cause I didn't upgrade the
> server straight away :( I actually left all the 3.3.4-0 stuff, except for
> xlib6g, which heaps of packages depended on. When I rebooted, xdm didn't
> come up, so I upgraded everything to 3.3.4-2, but still no luck!
> I've now downloaded the binary 3.3.5 svga server, still the same thing.
> The annoying thing is, it has worked, but now it doesn't!!! I don't know
> what broke it.
> Anyone else have a Trio3D? Anyone having the same kind of problems?
> Tim Thomson firstname.lastname@example.org
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