Savage Exa Screen Error
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 18:38:49 PDT 2005
On 9/17/05, Caleb O'Connell <irishblood55 at verizon.net> wrote:
> I have a ProSavage kn133 with 16 Meg shared Memory on an HP pavilion 1230
> laptop. I'm not sure what the LCD is so I use Generic 1024x768. To get to
> the point, I've built xorg 188.8.131.520 rpms for fedora core 4. I have DRI
> enabled and that works great. I applied the savage-exa.diff patch to the
> savage drivers and included the correct savage_exa.c and savage_xaa.c.
> That has built and installed fine, but when I use the Option "AccelMethod"
> "exa" the screen comes up with the cursor, freezes it in place, and in the
> top left corner there is a small pixel box that seems to be the whole
> screen pushed up there. So it looks like there is a screen printing
> problem. There are no error in the Xorg.0.log file, in fact it gives me a
> successful loading of exa and all other options. My question is if I
> should be using an actual driver for my LCD which is giving the error, or
> if exa for savage just isn't all ready. Thanks ahead of time.
currently exa only works with a linear framebuffer. Try adding this
option to your config:
Option "DisableTile" "true"
And then exa should work (theoreticaly anyway, no one has tried it yet
on a prosavage chip).
> Caleb O'Connell
> irishblood55 at verizon.net
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