[Openchrome-devel] No VGA with r953+

Xavier Bachelot xavier
Wed Sep 7 12:28:54 PDT 2011

On 09/07/2011 09:18 PM, Xavier Bachelot wrote:
> On 09/07/2011 05:47 PM, James Simmons wrote:
>>> Hi James,
>>> Starting with r953, the monitor connected to VGA goes blank (no signal)
>>> when X starts. Please find attached xorg log from r952 and r956.
>> Thanks to Xavier we tracked down the issue to the legacy mode setting 
>> code. If you turn off legacy mode setting for older devices the xorg 
>> drievr starts to work which brings up the question. Should we drop legacy 
>> mode setting? For now I would just turn it off. If I do this could people 
>> with KM400 and CLE266 hardware test to make sure their are no regressions.
>> Thank you.
> To turn off legacy mode switch, you can either use the undocumented
> ModeSwitchMethod option, by adding
> Option "ModeSwitchMethod" "new"
> to the device section of your xorg conf, or apply the attached patch.
Oops, wrong branch. This patch is better.

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