GXT2000P on an IBM RS/6000
tommoyer at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 06:31:17 PDT 2006
The GXT2000P has 32MB of RAM as far as I know. I think part of the problem
might be that X is only seeing 4MB, but for some reason, even when I specify
the amount of VideoRAM, it still only shows 4MB.
On 10/13/06, Rene Rebe <rene at exactcode.de> wrote:
> On Friday 13 October 2006 15:01, Tom Moyer wrote:
> > I have tried to disable the ShadowFB by setting Option ShadowFB "false",
> > and now I get a signal 11 when I startx. The new log is at
> > http://geodyn.psu.edu/xorg_errors/Xorg.0.log.sig11
> > On 10/13/06, Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 10:18 -0400, Tom Moyer wrote:
> > > > I have been trying to get X.org to work on several IBM RS/6000's
> > > > lately and have had no luck. The two links are to
> > > > the /var/log/Xorg.0.log and /etc/X11/xorg.conf files. Could someone
> > > > please look them over and see why I can't get X working. When I try
> > > > startx, I get X to start, but the screen is a mess.
> > >
> > > Note that the fbdev driver in 7.1 is known to have issues with
> > > (see e.g. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7691). If the
> > > problem persists with that disabled, please also provide the output of
> > > fbset -i.
> The GXT2000P was a relabelled Matrox card, no? Some years ago I fixed
> the matrox driver to correctly detect the low ammount of RAM (1 or 2 MB
> to work correctly on my RS6000 B50. Maybe try the mga driver on your box
> you silicon is a MGA chip as well.
> René Rebe - ExactCODE - Berlin (Europe / Germany)
> http://exactcode.de | http://t2-project.org | http://rene.rebe.name
> +49 (0)30 / 255 897 45
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