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

Alejandro Mery amery at
Thu Aug 6 07:38:24 PDT 2009

Hi Michel,

thanks for your answer

On 06/08/09 03:58, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> 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.

is that fix the one from 
<> or there 
is more? that patch alone didn't cause any visible change to me :(

I'm about to try kdrive and xorg-video-openchrome as alternatives

Alejandro Mery

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