R128 on Mac Powerbook (Pismo)
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 14:49:33 PST 2004
On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 16:43:58 -0500, Brian Victor <bhv1 at psu.edu> wrote:
> I compiled Xorg from the 6.8.1 branch on CVS with Alex's R128 patch on
> my pismo. Here's how things are stacking up:
> 1) When using a single head, glxinfo reports that direct rendering is
> on, but running glxgears does not work properly. The first frame
> of gears is shown, then I get nothing else; X doesn't even take
> keyboard input anymore, and I have to ssh in to kill glxgears.
> 2) I attempted a dual head setup. The cursor will move off the right
> side of the screen, but the external display isn't getting a
> signal. However, using m3mirror does turn the external display on,
> though of course in mirror mode rather than "spanned desktop." Do
> I need to do something to turn the external display on?
By default on ppc the r128 driver uses fbdev for mode setup. you need
to explicitly turn it off with:
Option "UseFBDev" "false"
in both your device sections so that the driver can set the modes
itself. Thanks for testing this!
> Log and conf files are at http://brianhv.org/xorgfiles/
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