Xorg 7.0 RC0 on powerbook yields garbled text

Greg Roth roth at cs.utah.edu
Thu Aug 4 12:09:49 PDT 2005

> This is due to r300, adding the following option in you card device
> section should fix what you see :
> Option      "XaaNoScanlineImageWriteRect"
> Option      "XaaNoScanlineCPUToScreenColorExpandFill"

Ah yes. That seems to have sorted it. Thanks.

> Maybe some check on ppc could be added ? There is still no
> fix or know way to ask for endianness conversion on r300 ?
>>Another issue related to glxgears. I could start the program up, but
>>subsequently trying to move the window crashes X and brings me to an xdm
> Do you use the r300 dri driver ?

No I'm using the radeon. I see the r300 in the source tree, but it 
doesn't seem to be installed in /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers with all 
the others.

I also realize I didn't make it clear that I'm running GNU/Linux on my 


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