ATI bug - why is patch not applied?

Vladimir Dergachev volodya at
Sat Oct 16 07:15:49 PDT 2004

On Sat, 16 Oct 2004, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> There is a bug in the ati driver which prevents me (and others)
> with an ATI Rage Mobility "card" on the Sony Picturebook
> (C1VFK in my case) from running X in more than 8bpp .
> A patch was submitted almost 6 months ago
> <>
> but  does not seem to have been applied,
> although the bugzilla says the issue is resolved.
> What exactly is the system for correcting bugs?
> Will this patch ever be applied?
> (It only involves a couple of lines
> and as far as I can see could not adversely affect
> the driver on other machines.)

Hi Timothy,

   I just took a look at the CVS and it appears that the patch was applied 
- not the final patch from Marc but the one just before it by Adam.

   Is it the case that the final patch works better for you ?


                         Vladimir Dergachev

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