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Re: External monitor on ibook2

On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 05:09, Scott Patterson wrote:
> I've read lots of posts over the months about using m3mirror to get this 
>   to work. Everything I've tried leads to a display that is less than 
> optimal, especially in X (wavy display or chopped off). All the posts 
> I've read indicate this has NOT yet been solved.
> Has anyone had success getting the ibook2 to display properly using the 
> external monitor port under Linux? I'd rather not use MacOS X at the LUG 
> meeting tomorrow if I don't have to...
> BTW, I'm running Debian Sid with the stock 2.4.18-newpmac kernel.

Use the framebuffer driver instead of the r128 one in X.

If you search carefully the archives, somebody has reported success with
this IIRC. I never tried it though.


/Bastien Nocera

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