can't start with xorg-video-fbdev/vt8623fb

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Aug 6 00:58:45 PDT 2009

On Mit, 2009-08-05 at 20:16 -0400, Alejandro Mery wrote:
> Hello,
> I need to run an X server in a tiny x86 machine. I wanted to do so 
> using fb but whatever I do ends up with:
> (EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOPUT_VSCREENINFO succeeded but modified mode
> linux26 (vt8623fb)
> xorg-server 1.5.3
> xf86-video-fbdev 0.4.0 (and later 0.4.1)

There's a fix in xserver 1.6.x to avoid a false positive of the check
above due to pixel clock rounding errors. If that doesn't help, there
may be a bug in vt8623fb.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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