(Crowd funded) fix for SiS 671/771 video cards
connor.behan at gmail.com
Mon May 20 14:11:18 PDT 2013
On 20/05/13 02:39 AM, Pander wrote:
> It works. Here is the Xorg log file. Switching to console with
> CTRL+ALT+F1 etc still doesn't work however. See the top pf the file for
> loading of the driver and the bottom (probably) for switching to console
> and back:
You're still disabling acceleration? The point of the patches is that
now acceleration might work.
> Using Option "UseTiming1366" "true" in the Device section still causes
> screen to remain black. the log file for that is:
So your card is not one of the ones that should not use special timing?
Don't worry about that. I don't know what it does. I just thought I'd
mention that some people were using it.
> Attached are the patches for my current version.
> I have tried to contact the author via
> https://gitorious.org/xf86-video-sis671/sis-671-fix but I have not yet
> received any response. In his log file I see some syncing with Xorg so
> (in response of Alan's message of the 12th of May, the author might be
> interested to contribute this to Xorg. I have send him a message again
> if he can help out with a this.
> What can be done next to get :
> - console working
> - acceleration support
> - driver shipped with Xorg
> - other improvements (fix compiler warnings, UseTiming1366, etc.)
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