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To: Mark Guertin <guertin@...>
From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...>
Subject: Re: configuring X on a PM 7500
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 21:53:47 -0500
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


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