Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@×××××××××××××××××××.net>
To: Mark Guertin <guertin@××××××××××××××.com>
Cc: Gentoo PPC User <gentoo-ppc-user@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] configuring X on a PM 7500
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 02:48:43
Message-Id: 3EDEB0BB.4010200@technaut.darktalker.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] configuring X on a PM 7500 by Mark Guertin
Mark Guertin wrote:
> Ahh.. when using that you will only be able to use 8 bit fbdev driver in X > > To get a working screen setup, you will have to pass something like this > in the bootx kernel args window: > > video=atyfb640x480@8-60 (640x480 resoltuion, 8 bit - you want to only > use 8 bit for console anyway always, and at 60hz) .. sub in your wanted > values.
I added 'video=atyfb:640x480-8' to my kernel options in BootX. I still got the same garbled display on startup. -- Andrew Gaffney -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] configuring X on a PM 7500 Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@×××××××××××××××××××.net>
Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] configuring X on a PM 7500 Mark Guertin <guertin@××××××××××××××.com>