Possible Bug in XFree3.3.5

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Sep 4 16:33:12 EST 1999

On 3 Sep 1999, jeramy b smith wrote:

> I downloaded the 3.3.5 rpms from Tom's directory and installed them. I have a
> 2meg ati rage IIc. Before upgrading the rpm, I was using vmode 18 and cmode 16
> and the same for my X resolution (1152x864 at 16bpp). However, trying to startx
> with this configuration would crash.

Well shoot.  I hadn't made an announcement yet for a reason (newer, -1a
locally :))

> Changing the depth in to 8bpp in XF86config solved this. I tried setting the
> the resolution to 800x600 and bumping the colors up to 16bpp. XFB initializes
> the accel code, reports the font and pixmap caches are disabled. Then I get
> the BBdebug message that it is setting up gnome support. I catch the signal
> 11. blackbox then tells me:
> X Error of failed request:   16 Badlength (poly request too large or internal
> Xlib length error
> Major/minor opcode of failed request: 72 / 0
> Resource id in failed request: 0x8000014

Odd.  I wonder if all of this has to do w/ the 15/16 bit fix...  Hmm..

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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