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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...>
Subject: Re: configuring X on a PM 7500
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 18:05:12 -0500
Mark Guertin wrote:
> You might try setting a default bit depth of 8, 15 or 16 (15 is 
> better).  I think the 24 bit is the problem, that it cannot do a 24bit 
> screen.  The Mach64 GT is notoriously problematic chipset :(
> 
> Also what video driver are you booting with?  If you've set the "no 
> video driver" option in BootX this will cause you problems as X can't 
> run with the ati driver if you're running offb.  a quick dmesg  | grep 
> fb should tell you what video driver you are using.

I do have 'No Video Driver' selected in BootX. When I don't, I just get a 
garbled display at boot.

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Andrew Gaffney


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