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SubjectRe: [lkml]Re: [lkml]Re: Matrox G400 Dualhead
On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 07:40:36AM -0700, James Simmons wrote:
>
> >If I use X on an accelerated, normal Matrox screen, my monitor complains
> >on exit:
> >
> >fH 49.4 KHz, fV 39.8 Hz
> >
> >(and it doesn't sync at 40 Hz vertical refresh :-( ).
> >
> >This is _half_ of the normal 80 Hz. Using fbset -a "1600x1200-80" before
> >X, of after X, doesn't do anything. Does anybody know what to hack out
> >in X to get it to _not_ reset my G400 to some unusable state? 3.3.6 was
> >didn't do this. I can use the framebuffer-screen just fine, but I miss
> >the DGA extension.
>
> Try adding this to your XF86Config file:
>
> Section "Device"
> ...
> Option UseFBDev
> ...
> EndSection
>
A very neat trick. X can now be ended correctly. Unfortunately, any
scrolling on any VT afterwards gives me a corrupted screen - parts of
the screen from other VT's are inserted below, or over the cursor
position, and at 'half-line' intervals. In typing this email, I've seen
it 5 times already.
I'm willing to test anything - but the corruption is alway gone after I
switch VT's. So getting a screendump is not easy.

Thanks!

Jurriaan
--
Send lawyers, guns, and money,
The shit has hit the fan.
Warren Zevon
GNU/Linux 2.4.2-ac28 SMP/ReiserFS 2x1743 bogomips load av: 0.98 0.54 0.21
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