Re: radeonfb almost there.. but not quite! :)

From: Arnd Bergmann (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 16:07:40 EST

Alessandro Suardi wrote:

> Radeonfb works better for me in 2.5.58, same card but on a
> Dell Latitude C640 - 1024x768 though, and xclk=16600.
> I say "better" and not simply "works" because
> - the gpm cursor positioned on characters shows different ones
> (eg. hovering on a 'd' it shows a highlighted 'B')
This works for me.

> - the pre-penguin display is garbage. The console though gets
> to recover right after the penguin display
Same here. I see the same garbage when switching resolutions
with fbset.

I also have a small problem when switching to and from X. Most of
the time everything is fine, but sometimes it is unreadable and
I have to switch back and forth again.

This is on an IBM Thinkpad A30p with 1600x1200 local display.
radeonfb_pci_register BEGIN
radeonfb: ref_clk=2700, ref_div=60, xclk=16600 from BIOS
radeonfb: probed DDR SGRAM 32768k videoram
radeon_get_moninfo: bios 4 scratch = 1000004
radeonfb: panel ID string: 1600x1200
radeonfb: detected DFP panel size from BIOS: 1600x1200
radeonfb: ATI Radeon M6 LY DDR SGRAM 32 MB
radeonfb: DVI port LCD monitor connected
radeonfb: CRT port no monitor connected
radeonfb_pci_register END

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