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Re: video problems on waking up iBook2 from sleep or going from X to terminal

>>>>> "michel" == Michel Dänzer <daenzer@debian.org> writes:

    michel> On Fri, 2002-07-26 at 23:35, A.J. Rossini wrote: 
    >> >>>>> "scott" == Scott Patterson <patterson@accesstoledo.com> writes:
    scott> I would guess it's some kind of driver issue...which version of X are
    scott> you running (Sid is at 4.1)? There are some X 4.2 debs available that
    scott> might solve the problem. Hopefully others with the 700Mhz model will
    scott> chime in...
    >> For the "change from X" issue, I think you are right; I'm not getting
    >> video reset properly (hence the moderate and annoying flicker).  I'm
    >> running Branden's (I think) XFree86 4.2.0 prerelease (this I know)
    >> dated 11 March 2002.
    >> I'm using the "radeon" driver, and have set the "UseFBDev" option to
    >> "false".
    >> For the "recovered from system sleep/APM/PMUD" problem, I'm not so
    >> sure, though it could frame-buffer problems?   (which as far as I can
    >> tell, I'm using the framebuffer version of the console?).

    michel> Make sure you're running radeonfb (/proc/fb), otherwise sleep has no
    michel> chance of working. Option "UseFBDev" might help with the flicker then.

Excellent points.  I had to edit yaboot.conf to make sure of this (the
video=of... is not ones friend, at least for sleeping the laptop).

More to chase down (just getting started on debugging X), but it's


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