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Re: xorg Display problem



Fritz,
I have passed "nofb" to the kernel prams
After system reboot  i changed my display to have "thousands of colors" and
monitory type to LCD generic (800x600).
Magically my display is back to normal.



                                                                                                                                         
                      Mulligan Fritz                                                                                                     
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AdabalaP schneider com wrote:

>Fritz,
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>I have the same issue with video card "Trident CyberBlade" on Compaq
>Presario 1277 laptop. I got a suggestion from this list to replace
>"trident" with "vega" in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.
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>That worked, But with only 256 color mode, I get screen overlaps on using
>"thousands/millions of colors". I really want it to work with "thousands
of
>colors" though.
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>I've recently upgraded a Toshiba Portege 2000 laptop (Trident CyberBlade
>video card) from FC3 to FC4.
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>In FC3 everything worked perfectly fine in X.  in FC4 not even the
>install will load properly.  I have to pass a resolution argument to the
>kernel on boot and I also get a white screen and have to press Fn-5 to
>disable and then re-enable the lcd for it to show properly.
>
>I decided to try to go ahead with the install and then fix it later.
>Well.. I went through with a personal desktop install and lo-and-behold
>I still have to pass a resolution argument and still have to fn-5 it to
>get gdm to display.  I did a yum update to get any last minute fixes. I
>then proceeded to install some other apps:  xmms, mp3 support, mplayer,
>xine, realplayer 10.  I also removed the helix player.  When I attempted
>to bring the system back up the next day, X fails to load with:
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>[EE] /usr/X11R6/libs/modules/libddc.a is an unrecognized type.
>[EE] TRIDENT: Failed to load module "ddc" (unknown module type, 6)
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>I've STFW and can't find a dang thing about this.  I've tried everything
>I can think of in my limited experience with xorg and my longer
>experience with XFree86.  But I'm stumped.
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>Any thoughts?
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>Fritz
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I also tried the vesa driver but, like you said, it craps out at
anything higher than 256 color.

What I don't understand is why it worked beautifully in FC3.

Fritz

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