RE: ATI Rage 128
| I'm encountering a few problems with this product - on two different
| machines (with the same kind of video card)
| In MODCONF, there's an option for framebuffers. If I choose to install
| the Rage 128 - my screen goes "nuts". If I memorized the keystrokes, I
| can remove the framebuffer module and get my display back - otherwise
| it's reinstall time.
| Why is this happening to me - and do I need/want the framebuffer module
I have an ATI All-in-wonder 128 with the rage 128 chip. If you roll your
own kernel try adding in CONFIG_FB_ATY128=y (under character devices ATI
Rage 128) and adding something along the lines of
append="video=aty128fb:1024x768@76" to lilo. This will give you a decent
resolution. Otherwise, put vga=ask in your lilo and follow the prompts to
figure out what to replace the "ask" with. On another machine I use
vga=0x0314 to get a 800x600 display.