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Re: xorg Display problem



On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 14:11 -0500, AdabalaP schneider com wrote:
> 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.
> 
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>                       Mulligan Fritz                                                                                                     
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> AdabalaP schneider com wrote:
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> >Fritz,
> >
> >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.
> >
> >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.
> >
> >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:
> >
> >[EE] /usr/X11R6/libs/modules/libddc.a is an unrecognized type.
> >[EE] TRIDENT: Failed to load module "ddc" (unknown module type, 6)
> >
> >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.
> >
> >Any thoughts?
> >
> >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.

There's been another thread on this...
Try replacing /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a with the equivalent file
from FC3.
-- 
James Bridge <james xmas demon co uk>


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