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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@×××××××××××××××××××.net>
To: Gentoo PPC User <gentoo-ppc-user@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] configuring X on a PM 7500
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 23:00:07
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] configuring X on a PM 7500 by Mark Guertin
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. -- Andrew Gaffney -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list


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