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Re: iBook at 640x480

On Son, 2003-03-16 at 19:57, Frank Murphy wrote:
> So I was able to use modeline2fb to generate an fb mode, but it doesn't
> work (the bottom of the screen has corruption).
> On this Apple tech note
> (http://developer.apple.com/techpubs/hardware/Developer_Notes/Macintosh_CPUs-G3/original_iBook/)
> it mentions the scaling function that can be used to expand smaller
> images to fill the screen. I wonder if this is what is preventing me
> from displaying at 640x480?

Can you point me to a specific place in there if you think it's
important? I don't have time to dig through it right now.

> Or do you have any other ideas? Or do you even know if this isn't
> possible? It seems wierd that XF86 can do it but the framebuffer can't.

Indeed, if X can do it, the framebuffer device obviously could as well.
But as I said, I don't know if or how this is supposed to work with
atyfb yet.

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

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