VGA out on ibook2

Michel Dänzer michdaen at
Thu Oct 18 11:02:32 EST 2001

On Sun, 2001-10-14 at 18:18, Félix Ortega wrote:
> En sáb, 2001-10-13 a 13:05, Michel Dänzer escribio:
> [...]
> > Do you use Option "UseFBDev" in X?
> Yes. I'm using Ati driver 16bit depth with the option UseFBDev,
> PanelWidth 1024 and PanelHeigth 768.
> The behaviour of the vga out it's a little strange. If I boot without
> the external monitor conected, when I turn on external monitor with
> m3mirror, I have the "wavy" image I described in the other message. But
> if I boot with the external monitor connected, from OpenFirmware I have
> external monitor and when I boot I have a cuasi-perfect text console and
> an X console like if it's on another depth. If I put the X Server at 8
> bit depth, I can see almost perfect picture (the colors are wrong). If I
> put 16 or 24 bit, I have a "dual" screen, the screen divided in planes
> so if I move the cursor across the middle of the screen, the cursor in
> the external monitor exits right and enter left. If I switch back to the
> text console, everything is ok.
> I have tried with Ati Xfree and with FrameBuffer X, with the same
> results.

Sounds like an aty128fb bug then.

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

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