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Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Image defects with 2.6.14/atyfb/Sunblade 100

On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 09:08:19PM +0100, Alexander Kern wrote:
> are you sure, you have these artefactes under X11 with "ati" driver too?
> If yes,  it has nothing todo with "fbdev". "ati" chahges all chip settings on 
> it own. Anyway "ati" was for me any time "refrence number one", and if they 
> do not have solution, I don't have it for sure ;-(

While I haven't been able to try out 2.6.14 (with or without the patch), I do
remember that kernel 2.6.11 or 2.6.12 did have a very corrupt framebuffer (first
char on every line was missing, other characters were sometimes distorted), and
X11 (XFree86 at that time) gave a very distorted output too. Switching back to
2.6.9 gave me a working framebuffer and working X11 again, so I would guess it's
a framebuffer problem, not X11. (But I'm just a simple user, and I could be

Best regards


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