Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Friday 21 May 2004 19:55, Kae Verens wrote:
>>>>I recompiled with no FB support, and the monitor showed nothing at all
>>when I rebooted. I logged in blind, then ran startx, and X loaded. I had
>>commented out the Load "GLX" line before rebooting, to test that.
>>> I didn't read the earlier part of this thread,
> and any way I don't know if my experience is any help,
> but I've had problems with ATI Rage + Fedora-2.
> I found 2 unsatisfactory alternative solutions:
> (1) Replacing Driver "ati" with Driver "vga"
> (2) Reducing default depth to 8.
>> I don't mind the loss of colour subtelty with (2) -
> im fact I think I prefer the colours this way -
> but for some reason I seem to have lost the "viewport" facility,
> rather useful with my tiny Sony Picturebook screen.
>> Incidentally, Xorg _does_ load drivers for ATI Rage + ATI Radeon
> (someone asked if that was normal).
the thread was not about loss of video altogether, but rather, my
journet towards hardware acceleration.
i've got video back on console by compiling fb back in.
am considering x.org - maybe it will work better.
am also considering arsenic as a chemical solution... :)
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