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Re: External monitor on ibook2

On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 06:37, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> 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.

But there shouldn't be a difference between r128 with UseFBDev and the
fbdev driver, except that the latter may use the mode from console, but
that can be achieved with r128 as well.

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

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