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Re: HELP!! Criticle Xserver errors

On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 09:15 -0700, Adam Done wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 02:19, Michel DXnzer wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 06:46 -0700, Adam Done wrote: 
> > > 
> > > The server starts, the Apple22" cinema display power light goes from 
> > > green to amber and then stays amber with a blank xserver screen.	
> > 
> > Hmm. Maybe it's just a mode issue then? Is the r128 driver trying to use
> > the same mode as the fbdev driver?
> I got the xserver to work again.. 

With the r128 driver?

> but this does bring up a question.  Do the modes make a difference in 
> using the drivers?  I have tried this without any modes listed and had 
> xserver find a match on its own and also I put my modes into the config 
> file.  I never thought the modes made a difference.

They can, of course.

> I looked at the prices for the RADEON 9800 PRO 128MB AGP for my box and
> it looks like it will be a good idea to get out of the rage128 chipset.

I hope you're aware that Radeon >= 9500 means no 3D support for now...

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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