Re: [PATCH] Minor changes to control/imstt/platinum/valkyrie/atyfb
On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > Martin Costabel writes:
> > > For the valkyriefb driver on my Pmac 6400, I can confirm from a first
> > > short test that it still works. This is with your patch applied to
> > > today's 2.4.17-pre1-ben0 kernel.
> > Do you still have macos on the 6400? If so can you confirm whether,
> Yes, I still have MacOS 8.6. No 9.x, though.
> > if you set the screen resolution and colour depth in macos, that the
> > value you have set in macos is the default that linux will use?
> I did some tests with the 2 useful modes of the 6400: 1024x768x8bit at
> 72Hz (vmode 15, cmode 8) and 800x600x16bit at 60Hz (vmode 10, cmode 16).
> The results, with or without Tom's patch, were the same as they always
> The vmode of MacOS is used by the Linux console; the cmode 16 is not
> recognized, so instead of vmode 10 16 one always gets vmode 10 8 as
> default. The log says
> kernel: Monitor sense value = 0x62b, <6>using video mode 10 and color
> mode 0
| #define CMODE_8 0 /* 8 bits/pixel */
| #define CMODE_16 1 /* 16 (actually 15) bits/pixel */
| #define CMODE_32 2 /* 32 (actually 24) bits/pixel */
So please try `cmode 1' instead of `cmode 16'.
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