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Re: need help w/ XF86 failing on pismo

On Mon, 2002-02-18 at 10:13, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On 18 Feb 2002, Michel [ISO-8859-1] Dänzer wrote:
> > On Fre, 2002-02-15 at 04:37, Karen Boyette wrote:
> > > I am having a problem getting XF86 to run. This is the scenario: fresh 
> > > potato install upgraded to SID, running on Pismo powerbook (400, 
> > > firewire). When I run "X -configure", it segfaults. Neither the default 
> > > XF86Config-4 or other downloaded ones will work, failing w/ no screens 
> > > found or no screens with usable configuration. It is loading the proper 
> > > (ati) module. Has anyone seen or had experience solving this?
> > 
> > dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
> > 
> > Tell it to use the ati driver with the fbdevhw interface and specify the
> > bus ID. That should do.
> Does that fbdevhw option really do anything when combined with the ati driver?
> According to fbset I was using a different video mode than I was really using.

It does something for r128 and radeon, but not for atimisc which you are

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

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