Problem with external VGA adapter and a iBook on 7.0 RC0

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Tue Aug 16 20:55:22 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 15:33 -0700, Miguel Duarte wrote:
> I have an iBook G4 and when I try to start X with the
> VGA adapter connected to the iBook and a monitor, X
> crashes with this message:
> (WW) ****INVALID IO ALLOCATION**** b: 0xf0000400 e:
> 0xf00004ff correcting
> (EE) end of block range 0xefffffff < begin 0xf0000000
>    *** If unresolved symbols were reported above, they
> might not
>    *** be the reason for the server aborting.

I don't know if the VGA adapter has anything to do with it, but the
above is yet another example of X should stop messing around with the
PCI as it doesn't understand half of the HW that is out there...


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