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Re: offset x screen

Bruce McIntyre wrote:
> Hello all. I am the proud owner of a powermac 7300 (which uses the `control'
> video chipset).
> Using the  unstable x packages is very strange, as my entire screen is
> offset to the right.
> The part that would be missing is on the left of the screen. Depending on
> the resolution i set in the config file the offset is about 64, or 32
> pixels.
> I have discovered a similar effect in fbi (the framebuffer image viewer.)
> but the offset here is usually in the other direction!

Sounds like fbi doesn't care about the offset, while the XFree86 fbdev driver
cares about it twice (i.e. once too many ;). Someone will have to verify that,
I'd whip up a patch but I don't have time right now, and I'll be on vacation
for the next two weeks.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)    \   Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast   \        XFree86 and DRI project member

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