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Re: X on external VGA

On Sam, 2003-04-05 at 20:16, Matthias Kloas wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-04-04 at 15:29, stamp wrote:
> > i have a completely different machine and also behaviour, but the
> > trick for me was disabling fbdev... give it a try.
> Well, i tried. It's not really a solution. If i disable fbdev either
> via XF86Config-4 or with the boot-option video=aty128fb:off, X
> terminates with
> Symbol fbdevHWGetLineLength from module /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/r128_drv.o is unresolved!
> Symbol fbdevHWGetLineLength from module /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/r128_drv.o is unresolved!
> How do i have to configure X to work without framebuffer?

You can't, the r128 driver doesn't work without it on a Mac, not without
a hack like http://www.penguinppc.org/~daenzer/hacks/r128-vgaHW.diff

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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