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Re: XF4.1 Server-crash (cannot read V_BIOS (5) - Please help

Georg Koss wrote:

> So my question has to be reformulated. Has there anything changed with
> this incompatibility between UniNorth-machines and the vgaHW layer.

The patch I posted here recently might be a solution, it solves our problem
but maybe still breaks i386...

> Is Michels recommendation to use the Option "UseFBDev" true by now or
> are there other recommendations to try?

I still recommend it.

> If there are no news could you, Michel, please tell me where to get
> that patch, you mentioned in that former mail to run FBDev with 16bpp.

Use a recent benh kernel or

> Please allow me to ask what it means "requires aty128fb".

Option "UseFBDev" only works with aty128fb (as opposed to OFfb).

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

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