Make the r128 driver work without fbdev
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 10:34:32 PST 2004
On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 12:28:49 -0600, David Stanaway <david at stanaway.net> wrote:
> I applied the 2 patches (Needed to mess around with a few rejected
> chunks), and I needed to remove one more call from r128_driver.c to
> Here is the config, log and xdpyinfo output
> I have not tested dual head yet, will do soon, but single head with
> VGAAccess and UseFBDev set to false works.
great! glad to hear it. Let me know how dualhead goes.
> On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 22:09 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > I ported benh's radeon VGAAccess patch to r128. see bug 2089:
> > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2089
> > If you have a ppc with an r128, please try this and see if it will
> > allow you to use the driver to set modes instead of fbdev. to test it
> > apply the patch, then set:
> > Option "UseFBDev" "false"
> > Option "VGAAccess" "false"
> > in the device section of your xorg config. I have no ppc hardware so
> > I haven't tested this. If it does work I'd be much obliged if you
> > could also test r128 dualhead support as well (bug 1760). x86 r128
> > users can test this right now:
> > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1760
> > note the dualhead patch will need some work to handle the vgaaccess
> > stuff correctly in dualhead mode. I'll try and fix that up soon.
> > Thanks,
> > Alex
> David Stanaway <david at stanaway.net>
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