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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 
> problem.
> 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

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