Re: Problems with X on my Titanium PB
Two importants things about my TiBook page: I own a TiBook3 which is
more than 1 year old now (make sure you have the same model), and I am
still using the config file you got but I am sure it's possible to do
What kind of TiBook do you have? What video chipset is in it?
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 10:56:48AM -0700, Johnathon Jamison wrote:
> I just installed debian on my Titanium yesterday. I installed woody. I
> did a net install, so my packages should be reasonably recent.
> Initially, X did not work, but I followed the instructions at
> http://www.cattlegrid.net/~christophe/titanium/#XFREE for X.
> Specifically, I added the line
> deb http://people.debian.org/~daenzer/dri-trunk/ ./
> to /etc/apt/sources.list, and ran the following three commands:
> $ apt-get update
> $ apt-get install x-window-system-core x-window-system
> $ apt-get install drm-trunk-module-src xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk \
> > xlibmesa3-dri-trunk
> I also used the provided XF86Config-4 file,
> http://www.cattlegrid.net/~christophe/titanium/XF86Config-4 . At this
> point, X started functioning. However, (1) the colors are wrong, (2)
> the pointers are wrong, and (3) I have lost visual use of text consoles.
> (1) Almost the entire screen is yellowish. Occasional bits, like some
> of the KDE toolbar and the pointer, are the right colors. I saw that
> this was brought up on this list at the end of August, but I do not
> understand what I am supposed to do.
> (2) The pointers are wrong. Imagine taking the bounding box of the
> pointer, taking the right and left thirds, and swaping them. That is,
> if the pointer should display as:
> it displays as:
> The hot spot is always in the top left corner.
> (3) Once X starts, all text consoles are damaged. When switching to a
> text console, it is black, except for a gray line about 30-40 pixels up
> from the bottom. The line is about 5-10 pixels high, and is about 50%
> gray at the bottom, fading to black at the top. The keyboard still
> works, and I can do things, but I just can not see what I am typing.
> This phenomenon persists even after X exits.
> Thank you for any assistance you can provide.
> Johnathon Jamison
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