[K12OSN] Display driver problem

Andy Rabagliati andyr at wizzy.com
Wed Jun 2 11:55:01 UTC 2004

On Mon, 31 May 2004, Jonathan Carter wrote:

> Hi K12 list,
> I have a problem with a school whose thin client are extremely slow. I 
> first thought it was lack of RAM (24MB), but after enabling NFS swap I 
> now suspect it is the display driver. It's a clgd5440 chip, and I'm 
> using K12LTSP 4.0.0. What driver should I be using? If I use cirrus it 
> comes up garbled, but it is fast. If I do that build-script thing it 
> looks good, but it's extremely slow. Vesa has the same (slow) result.
> If I choose XF86_SVGA it doesn't work either, but it shows me a list of 
> cards which include clgd5436 and clgd 5446, but no 5440.
> Is there another driver I can use? Any help would be appreciated.

Cirrus cards are pretty junky these days. They are often 8-bit colour.

Did you try 



Cheers,   Andy!

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