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SubjectRe: Linus' 2.6.0-test1 (PPC) -- Radeon Mobility M7 LW (AGP) display messed up (DRI update problem?)
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 09:35:27PM -0700, Miles Lane wrote:
> Hi Linus,
> It looks like maybe something went wrong in your DRI merge.
> >From 2.6.0-test1, I have had major problems with my Radeon
> display when XFree86 (cvs HEAD) starts up. I am running
> on a PowerBook G4 (Titanium III/800) with DRI enabled.
> Earlier 2.5 kernels rendered XFree86 okay. The weird thing
> since test1 is that once XFree86 starts up, switching to a
> VT and back does not clear up the problem. The VT displays
> are hosed as well (the problem is that only about the top
> one line of text (in a VT window) looks okay. Below that,
> the whole screen is an out-of-sync blur.
> When I run fbset in a VT window, it shows the same info
> that shows up when running under 2.5 kernels (with no display
> corruption).
> I will test again with DRI disabled and see if the problem goes away.
> If it does, I will check again with your DRI updates from 2.6.0-test1
> backed out. I'll let you know what happens.

FYI, I'm having similar problems with an aty128. DRI does not affect
it, however. With X set to UseFBDev I get striping; without it I get a
head-numbing blur effect.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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