Re: New Dell Inspiron 1100, video problems
On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 03:41, Damien Solley wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 15:06, Magnus von Koeller wrote:
> > On Thursday 11 September 2003 06:00, you wrote:
> > > Hi Magnus
> > > Do you have anywhere that I can find an (English) description of
> > > this patch? I am not sure what it is patching, or what
> > > procedure/flags it requires to compile/install.
> > http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/855patch.html
> I'll just reiterate what I posted to the Dell forum.
> The patch/workaround does look promising... but complains about not
> detecting an 855 chipset when I run it... If anyone has the knowledge to
> hack the driver so that it'll just allocate the RAM, it should work.
> Reading through the docs, it seems that it should 'just work' with the
> i810 module (which the I845 chipset also uses). Perhaps just disabling
> the chipset detection would work?
> If anyone is willing to, and capable of, hacking this package, I would
> be glad to hear about it. I could post the patch to my Inspiron page at:
I tried disabling the chipset detection, and it still didn't work for
me. I think the video memory offsets/registers will be different for the
different chipsets, and so I need those numbers. But I don't know where
to get them.