Re: 2002 iBook / Xfree 4.2 artefacts
On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 22:29, "?zthanТoi8-r?Q?" wrote:
> X is behaving very oddly on my 2002 700Mhz iBook (radeon m6 LW) running
> 2.6.0-test9/unstable. At first, it worked without any problems (aside
> from DRI hard-locking the system, but that's probably a kernel issue).
For one, radeon DRI didn't work on PPC yet in XFree86 4.2.
> However, after several hours and several X restarts it dropped into what
> appears to be 16 color mode, with all fonts appearing very strange
> (probably because it can't do subpixel rendering properly). Bright
> (usually red or brown) images occasionally seem to have "defective"
> glowing red pixels, but killing X leaves a clean screen. Also, the mouse
> sometimes leaves a visible trail for a fraction of a second.
Weird, sounds like endianness breakage or the chip going nuts in
general. Does this persist over a reboot?
> The only error message that I can see is unresolved symbols in radeon_drv
Harmless and unrelated.
> XF86Config is attached.
The server log would be more interesting.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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