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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
>  >>default).
>  >
>  > 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 
> .xsession-errors:
> 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

    DisplayManager*authorize: false

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:
> http://manuel.msxnet.org/Xlogconfig.tar.gz

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

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