RE: Xfree86 / Debian 3.0 / ibook2 problems
On Mon, 2003-05-19 at 23:23, Gurujiwan Khalsa wrote:
> Thursday (15.05.03), at 8:28am, Pisupati, Ajay wrote:
> > Read Jesus Climent's most excellent page.
> > at www.hispalinux.es/~data/ibook/
> > specifically - configuring the system.
> After installing Michel Daenzer's xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk as described on
> the above page I can at least get X to start. However the display looks
> terrible, with lines and interference thoughout the screen. Once I kill the
> session, the console is unusable until I reboot.
If you aren't using Option "UseFBDev" yet, do so. If that doesn't help,
you may need a newer benh kernel.
> Would 4.2 have better support for my ibook?
> Or should I be using xserver-xfree86-dri-mach64 instead?
No, as you don't have a Mach64 graphics chip.
Earthling Michel Dänzer \ Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast \ http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer