Problem with external VGA adapter and a iBook on 7.0 RC0
migas.geo at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 17 07:49:20 PDT 2005
But any idea why this happens?
The reason I tried this version (apart from my natural
curiosity... :p) was to see if the flicker with
MergedFB was gone.
Now I can't even plug the adapter.
--- Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>
> On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 15:33 -0700, Miguel Duarte
> > I have an iBook G4 and when I try to start X with
> > VGA adapter connected to the iBook and a monitor,
> > crashes with this message:
> > (WW) ****INVALID IO ALLOCATION**** b: 0xf0000400
> > 0xf00004ff correcting
> > (EE) end of block range 0xefffffff < begin
> > *** If unresolved symbols were reported above,
> > 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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