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From: "A. Khattri" <ajai@...>
Subject: Re: Xorg + DRI on G3?
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 19:35:02 -0400 (EDT)
On Mon, 28 May 2007, David Gurvich wrote:

> The end of block range error is trivial and happens on most ppc macs.  The
> real problem is the XIO error.  That usually happens when there is no driver
> in the kernel for your video card, the driver is misconfigured, or the wrong
> driver is used in xorg.conf.  If the driver is fine, I would suggest trying
> the following options in xorg.conf:
> *Confirm that the driver name is correct
> *Use DefaultDepth max of 16, you might try less
> *Try lower resolutions ie 800x600 instead of 1024x768
> *You might try turning drm off entirely

Yes, the driver was the problem after all.

I have the basic stuff working now and wanted to report back here.

It turns out that I had "Apple UniNorth & U3 AGP support" configured as a
MODULE instead of built-in. Loading the module manually and running X got
the basic stuff working.

After more tweaking I now have 24bit color running at 1600x1200 ;-)

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