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SubjectRe: matroxfb and 2.6.0-test2
On 30 Jul 03 at 11:43, Wakko Warner wrote:
> > I assume that machine is otherwise OK. Can you capture 'dmesg' from
> > such boot and post them?
>
> First: 2.6.0-test2 does not come up with a blank screen.

What is on screen? Correct 640x480 picture?

> Second: using fbset to set another mode (1024x768-60) causes a blank screen
> but changing vts gives me the screen back. It must be using a different
> frequency since the screen is not inthe same place. setting 680x480-60
> makes it look right again. The actual resolution doesn't appear to change.
> If I have enough written to the screen after issueing the 1024x768, the text
> becomes garbled (old text seems to interlace into current.

Do you use matroxfb-2.5.72 patch or not? You are not supposed to use
fbset on stock 2.6.x kernel (without patch above), you should use
stty cols & rows to set videomode under 2.6.x kernels (you can try
using fbset -pixclock to set refresh, but never change picture size
through fbset).
Petr Vandrovec


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