Re: XFree86 Mach64 Server Problem

Eric Bosch (
Mon, 26 Jun 1995 19:58:13 -0500 (CDT)

Thanks a lot! I talked to ATI today as I had a similar problem with OS/2
windows full screen. I added a BlockWrite=off to System.ini, and that
fixed I'm sure this will do the trick!

On Mon, 26 Jun 1995, Jeff Noxon wrote:

> >
> > Can anyone help me? I am having a problem with my new Mach64 ATI video
> > card under XFree86 3.1.1. I have a screen corruption problem, and have
> > submitted e-mail to, as well as the author of the server. After
> > several messages, I have never received a response. Does anyone know of
> > a reliable contact, or has anyone experienced the same problem and found
> > a fix? Thanks
> >
> It took me forever to fix this problem. ATI's tech support *should*
> have the required info in their database (now).
> Add the following line to the card definition in your config file:
> option "no_block_write"
> The problem appears to fix my WinTurbo cards. The ProTurbo cards work
> fine without the hack. So did a VLB Xpression card. Go figure.
> Jeff