Re: newbie tiBook questions
On Die, 2002-10-01 at 22:26, Mr.Fletcher wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > As I said, you don't need a Modeline, in fact not even a Modes line in
> > the display subsection.
> > /usr/share/doc/xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk/examples/XF86Config-4.radeon
> > might work out of the box.
> great! with this configuration i've been finally able to run xfree86 on
> my powerbook!!! i had to correct the keyboard settings, but it was non
> unfortunately it still have some glitches... starting or quitting xfree
> sometimes leaves the display somehow "scrambled". it has horizontal
> disturbs, much like a slightly out of sync TV. restarting X seems to
> correct the problem. this problem seems to appear at random, with no
> regular pattern. out of 10 start-quit cycles (20 switches) it happened a
> couple of times: the first time i started X and, after several restarts,
> on quitting it.
> what could it be? any idea on how to solve the problem?
It's a radeonfb buglet. Switching between X and console also helps.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast