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SubjectRe: AGP backport from 2.5 to 2.4.21-pre4
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Dana nedelja 23. februar 2003. 17:02 napisali ste:
> I tested on an Asus A7V8X motherboard (KT400) with a GeForce4 Ti 4200
> AGP8X. The module loads correctly, at last! It sets the apperture size
> correctly and all, but when I start XFree, I get do not get any
> graphical screen, but text mode garbage. Characters of all colors, with
> no sense at all. I had exactly the same problem in other kernels.
>
What kernels? Are you using old agpgart or new one with other kernels?

> I played a bit with the NvAGP option on XF86Config file. According to
> the documentation, 0 is PCI mode, 1 is NvAGP or fallback to PCI if
> failed, 2 is AGPGART mode or fallback to PCI if failed, 3 is autodetect.
> If I set it to 2, 3 or comment it, I got the same problem with the
> garbage and had to reset the PC. Setting it to 0 would make it run in
> PCI mode, and it always works. I tried setting it to 1, thinking that
> maybe the documentation is wrong. X started successfully, but the card
> was in PCI mode. I read the logs to confirm it, and indeed, the NvAGP
> module fails to identify the AGP chipset and falls back to PCI.
>
> I tried setting NvAGP to 2 again, to read the logs and see if there is
> something I could find out, but unfortunately the log had nothing but
> garbage. I tried several times with no success. The log is always garbage.
>
Try fetching latest nVidia drivers.

I'll try to isolate problem, and send patch if neccessery.

> - Sheng Long Gradilla

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Pozdrav,
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