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Re: X behaviour

On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 10:49, Paul Talacko wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 05:24:00PM +0200, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 11:33, Paul Talacko wrote:
> > > Since updating from woody to sarge X behaves funnily.  The highest
> > > resoluton I can now get is 640x480.  In fact it's the only resolution I
> > > can get.
> > 
> > What happens if you try to use other resolutions? Please provide at
> > least relevant snippets of the server log and config files.
> Sorry it's taken so long to get back to the list about this, I've been
> really busy over the last few days.  It appears that it
> isn't 640x840 I can only get but 800x600.  When I was running Woody I
> would get 1024x768 which was about right for the screen size.
> I have bpp set to 15.  If I try 16 the colours on the screen get
> mangled.  If I try 24, X crashes.  If I try 8, I get a green screen
> display on the left half of the monitor.
> A couple of further points. X seems to believe I have only 1M video
> RAM, I've got 2M.  Also, the 999 errors appear at different places in the
> log file each time X is started.


> (II) FBDEV(0): Hardware: OFfb ATY,264GT- (vidmem: 1014k)

You're running OFfb in console, which probably causes all the problems.
Things might work better with atyfb.

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

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