Resize problems with savage and DRI.

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed Oct 20 21:04:05 PDT 2004

Just an FYI, I think I sorted out the mode change issues with Xv.  Xv
works fine in all modes I've tested.  let me know if it works for you,
especially if the weird effects you mentioned are fixed.


On Sun, 10 Oct 2004 16:52:26 +0100, Dan Gray <dan at> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I'm using the savage CVS code and am having problems with resizing the
> screen.
>   Both the standard Crtl-Alt-+ and SDL apps fail to rescale the display
> properly, with the C-A-+ option leaving corruption at the top and bottom
> of the screen (clears with I switch back to default 1024x768) and SDL
> (try Neverball or Tuxracer for an example) fails to resize the screen to
> lower resolutions, resulting in a strange, corrupt
> half-display-sort-of-thing.
>   Also, Xv seems to be glitching, generating vertical lines up and down
> the screen on high resolution video.
>   I've tried various combinations of xorg.conf file, does anyone have
> any  suggestions? Is this a bug?
>   BTW, i've been hosting binaries of the savage drivers for some time
> (see is there any information
> that you guys think I should be providing? I'm getting 4-5 downloads a
> day, so they're obviously being used somewhat.
>    Thanks
>     Dan Gray

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