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Re: console: aty128fb on G4

On Son, 2003-03-09 at 16:12, Nicolas Bertolissio wrote: 
> I've trouble in making aty128fb work on a G4, I have a kernel compiled
> with make-kpkg from the last kernel-source-2.4.20 and kernel-patch-benh.
> OFfb works fine but I can find how to run XFree with it, so I compiled
> aty128fb in the kernel instead but the screen is automatically turned
> off. Keyboard is ok as I can log in and reboot, and I can also log in
> via ssh with no trouble so it's running but I have no display.


> Mar  9 13:10:34 BertolG4 kernel: aty128fb: Rage128 Pro PF (AGP) [chip rev 0x1] 16M 128-bit SDR SGRAM (1:1)
> Mar  9 13:10:34 BertolG4 kernel: Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 128x48
> Mar  9 13:10:34 BertolG4 kernel: fb0: ATY Rage128 frame buffer device on PCI

This looks like aty128fb is running fine and trying to use a 1024x768
mode. What kind of monitor do you have? Have you tried different

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

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