Re: ati driver & xfree86
On Fre, 2002-12-06 at 20:02, Simon Vallet wrote:
> I saw recently on this list that it was possible to get hardware acceleration
> by using the 'ati' driver, but unfortunatly I can't get it right ...
> When I start X, my screen gets black as if it was sleeping after a few seconds ;
> switching to the console and 'ps'ing shows that the server is running, and WMaker also :
So apparently the monitor doesn't like the mode the X server uses.
> (**) ATI(0): Using CRT interface and disabling digital flat panel.
Is this correct? What machine and monitor is it?
> (**) ATI(0): Mode "1024x768": 74.9 MHz, 56.4 kHz, 70.0 Hz
One advice would have been to make sure the same mode as in console is
used, but that already seems to be the case...
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast