Re: trident and new xfree86 packages
> > I've just wanted to give a try to Branden's latest XFree86 4.2.0
> > packages. I decided to do this, because 4.1.0 from woody freezes every
> > few minutes (a known problem). I have Trident Microsystems 3DIm`age 975
> > (rev 243) card.
> > The problem with the new packages is, that the colors are totally
> > wrong. I run any application like xmms and black is black, white is
> > white, but anything else is wrong.
> Maybe it's worth trying the trident_drv.o from
> http://www.xfree86.org/~alanh/ ?
did not help. I tried to copy the driver from Mandrake (where it worked
correctly) and it did not help either, still the same problem. I think
it's not driver dependant for me, it has to be somewhere else than in a
driver. I also tried 4.1.0 driver, which was displaying the colors
correctly, but it did not work either.
Maybe you could help me fix the freezing bug in 4.1.0, which works :).
The problem occurs, when I move windows, resize them or play a movie (so
in some intensive situation). Then the screen turns while with several
black vertical lines. It's a hard freeze (can not ping the machine,
the keyboard does not react). Then sometimes when I push the reset
button, I have to press it again, because system starts booting without
video card initialized (or at least I don't see the display).