Re: Some annoying problems with ATi Radeon 7200!
On Die, 2002-11-05 at 21:18, Manuel Bilderbeek wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >>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.
> I configed it more than one time and I can't remember that debconf asked
> me about FBDev...
Maybe it's a low priority question, otherwise it's probably autodetected
from /proc/fb .
> However, I have serious problems with the dri packags:
> I can't login anymore, there is a problem with my .xsession; from
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Protocol not supported by server
> xrdb: Can't open display ':0'
> Should I set some permissions somewhere?
> Also, my xdm login screen looks entirely different, but I guess that is
> normal... (It looks a lot more ugly, by the way... ;-)
In the next version,
/usr/share/doc/xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk/README.Debian will contain:
* xdm: in /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config, set
Does this help?
> >>Problem 3:
> >>/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.
> How can I tell what depth?
xdpyinfo|grep 'depth of root'
BTW, I just recall experiencing color problems on the 7200 in the gf's
Cube. Seems to be a radeonfb glitch which happens intermittently and
> >>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?
> OK, I put them here:
I don't see anything unusual in the log. Does Option "HWcursor" make the
problem go away?
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast