alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 06:07:55 PST 2004
On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 09:35:32 +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 14:35 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > > My eyes are actually better off at 1280x1024 anyway, and the scale is
> > > more comparable with 1152x768 on the LCD anyway so it is no biggy. It
> > > could just be the monitor (I will see if it repeats with my Sony E500 at
> > > work).
> > It may be a bandwidth issue. the mobility r128 perhaps can't quite
> > drive the display at that resolution or maybe the vga port hardware
> > wasn't designed to handle it. Can MacOS handle it?
> Either that, or it is a problem with the setting of the external TMDS
did the r128 powerbooks have a DVI port on them? I just assumed they
were all VGA ports. If so the code will need some work to handle tmds
on crtc2. right now it just defaults to crt.
> If you set MacOS to that mode, so that the firmware does initialize the
> display to the highest resolution at boot, do you still get the noise ?
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