Success! (was Re: External Monitor under Pismo)
michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch
Fri May 4 22:05:10 EST 2001
"Jason E. Stewart" wrote:
> "Michel Dänzer" <michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch> writes:
> > Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> > > "Michel Dänzer" <michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch> writes:
> > >> I am reluctant to do that. I'd prefer to get a solution into XFree86.
> > >> Someone please try the attached patch against current CVS. It turns
> > >> Option
> > >> "UseBIOSDisplay" (which probably doesn't work for us - no BIOS here...)
> > >> into Option "Display" which accepts modes "CRT", "FP", "Mirror" and
> > >> "BIOS".
> > > I've had a heck of a time with this one. Using the new r128_drv.o
> > > that
> > > I compile from the CVS HEAD gives me an error that the module is using
> > > a newer ABI than the server...
> > > So I compiled and installed the whole X package from CVS (into
> > > /usr/X11R6-local using ProjectRoot).
> > Might have been enough to use the new XFree86 binary as well.
> Bummer... seems like XFree86 has ProjectRoot hard-coded into the
> binary. I'll have to recompile with ProjectRoot not redefined.
Note that you needn't install anything to try a new version, check out the
-modulepath option of the XFree86 binary. Sorry I forgot to point this out
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member
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