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From: Jurriaan <thunder7@xs4all.nl>
To: "Michel Eyckmans \(MCE\)" <mce@pi.be>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test1 + matroxfb = unuusable VC
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 08:02:27 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030719060227.GA5227@middle.of.nowhere> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200307182239.h6IMdhM6008840@jebril.pi.be>

From: Michel Eyckmans (MCE) <mce@pi.be>
Date: Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 12:39:43AM +0200
> 
> Greetz,
> 
> I'm using (or rather: trying to use) matroxfb on 2.6.0-test1 (2.5.72 had 
> the same problems) and am seeing the following:
> 
>  - The initial boot console works fine, but all other consoles have 
>    scrolling problems. The area to the right of any scrolled text is 
>    most often coloured white, whereas it should be black. When using vi, 
>    it's even worse: white rectangles all over the place.
> 
>  - Right after switching from X to a text console, the fill color is not
>    white, but sort of a folded ghost image of part of my X display;
> 
>  - Scrolling is not continuous: keep <enter> pushed down, and every so 
>    often a jump of about 1/3 of the hight of the screen occurs, combined
>    with a few lines that do use the correct black background;
> 
>  - Backspacing only works when the cursor is positioned at the end of the 
>    command line. Anywhere else the positions to the right of the cursor 
>    are not repainted.
> 
> I'm using these settings: video=matroxfb:vesa:0x11A,fh:92k,fv:160"
> 
I can't say that I see any of that.

I'm using a G450 (AGP) on a KT400 chipset, XP-2600 cpu.

This is my kernel boot line:

kernel /boot/vmlinuz-260test1ac2 root=/dev/hda1 video=matroxfb:xres:1600,yres:1280,depth:16,pixclock:4116,left:304,right:64,upper:46,lower:1,hslen:192,vslen:3,fv:85 hdb=scsi apm=power-off ide0=ata66

Consoles, X, Xv for watching videos in X - it all works fine.

CONFIG_VT=y
CONFIG_VT_CONSOLE=y
CONFIG_HW_CONSOLE=y
CONFIG_AGP=y
CONFIG_AGP_VIA=y
CONFIG_DRM=y
CONFIG_DRM_MGA=y
CONFIG_RAW_DRIVER=y

CONFIG_FB=y
CONFIG_VIDEO_SELECT=y
CONFIG_FB_MATROX=y
CONFIG_FB_MATROX_G450=y
CONFIG_FB_MATROX_G100=y
CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE=y
CONFIG_DUMMY_CONSOLE=y
CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y
CONFIG_PCI_CONSOLE=y
CONFIG_FONTS=y
CONFIG_FONT_SUN12x22=y
CONFIG_LOGO=y
CONFIG_LOGO_LINUX_MONO=y
CONFIG_LOGO_LINUX_VGA16=y
CONFIG_LOGO_LINUX_CLUT224=y

This works for me.

Kind regards,
Jurriaan
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  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-19  5:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-18 22:39 Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-19  6:02 ` Jurriaan [this message]
2003-07-21 17:45 ` nick black
2003-07-24 23:39 ` James Simmons
2003-07-21 18:10 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-21 18:33 ` nick black
2003-07-21 18:44 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-21 20:02 ` nick black
2003-07-23 23:05   ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-23 23:50 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-24 22:17 ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-25  0:07   ` James Simmons
2003-07-26 10:33     ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-25 12:20   ` nick black
2003-07-24 23:23 Petr Vandrovec

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