Comments on 2.4.17-pre5 and ATYFB

From: Zwane Mwaikambo (
Date: Sun Dec 09 2001 - 04:27:59 EST

As of 2.4.17-pre5 i don't get display corruption when i switch to a
console and
try and view some scrolling text (ie dmesg | less).

XFree86 Version 4.1.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.1.0-3) / X Window System

00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX - 82443BX/ZX AGP bridge
(rev 02)

atyfb: using auxiliary register aperture
atyfb: 3D RAGE IIC (AGP) [0x475a rev 0x3a] 8M SDRAM, 14.31818 MHz XTAL,
230 MHz
PLL, 83 Mhz MCLK
Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 80x25
fb0: ATY Mach64 frame buffer device on PCI

zwane@montezuma:~ $ cat /proc/mtrr
reg00: base=0x00000000 ( 0MB), size= 512MB: write-back, count=1
reg01: base=0xdf000000 (3568MB), size= 8MB: write-combining, count=1

Thanks !

        Zwane Mwaikambo

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