Re: Some annoying problems with ATi Radeon 7200!
On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 20:38, Manuel Bilderbeek wrote:
> I'm running testing (always upgraded to the newest packages). I have an
> Athlon XP 1600+ with VIA K7T266 Pro 2 mainboard and an ATI Radeon SDR
> 32MB AGP videocard (I think that is now called the Radeon 7200).
> I'm running X at 1600x1200x32@85Hz. My XFree86-4 is config'ed with
> debconf (except that I removed the Use FBdev stuff that is put there by
I don't think it is unless you told it to.
> This is regarding 3D. The 3D acceleration seems to work fine, but there
> are minor problems:
should be interesting for this. The driver performs much better now, and
while there are still some problems, most of them can be avoided by
setting certain environment variables.
> Problem 3:
> This is not really a problem, but I'd like to report it anyway. As I
> said above, I had to remove the UseFBDev option from my
> /etc/X11/XF86Config-4. I also tried to keep it in and load the radeonfb
> module, but that gave some problems:
> - the colors where all wrong in X
What depth? radeonfb used to be broken in depth 16.
> - in textmode the 'image' was shifted to the left, off the monitor's
> screen (without the fb it fits nicely)
You can change the mode with fbset.
> - I tried Return to Castle Wolfenstein, but the switch to full screen
> went wrong and the intro demo started to play on my X desktop background
> (on a lower resolution)....
No idea about this one, weird.
> So, I hope I have described my problems clearly enough. I think I'd
> better not put my config- and log files here, but in case you need them
> to help me: please ask me! I will send you anything you need. :-)
Could you put them up somewhere on the web?
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast