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Re: Xfree and GetModeline

On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 03:06:15PM +0100, Eric Deveaud wrote:
> while using Xfree on my pismo, everithing is OK but I notice the
> following on the /var/log/XFree86.0.log file
> GetModeLine - hdsp: 1024 hbeg: 1048 hend: 1184 httl: 1344
>               vdsp: 768 vbeg: 771 vend: 777 vttl: 806 flags: 10
> GetModeLine - scrn: 0 clock: 65000
> repeated and repeated again and again.
> Could someone explain me what it means.

It means that a client is using the xf86VidMode protocol extension, and
doing so successfully.

> no errors fond in log, the only Warnings I found in the same file are
> the following:
> (WW) R128(0): Video BIOS not detected in PCI space!
> (WW) R128(0): Attempting to read Video BIOS from legacy ISA space!
> (WW) R128(0): Video BIOS not found!

Your video card probably doesn't have an i386 BIOS on it, or the driver
is having trouble finding it.

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