VGA out on ibook2

Michel Dänzer michdaen at
Sat Oct 13 21:05:24 EST 2001

On Fri, 2001-10-12 at 09:36, Paulo Abreu wrote:
> Linux PPC Developer Digest wrote:
> >Hi
> >	I'm trying to use the external VGA connector on an ibook2 (the white
> >one) with the benh utility m3mirror and, after turning crt on, the
> >screen on the monitor looks "wavy" and unusable.
> >	Anybody could guide me to solve this problem?
> Same problem here. If I include the crt:1 option in the kernel booting
> options, the waves dissapear and the console looks good, but the X
> colors are all wrong. Looks like the crt is in 8bpp while X and the lcd
> are in 16bpp. Tried this with 2.4.10-ben0.

Do you use Option "UseFBDev" in X?

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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