Re: F9 and Matrox MGA 400 framebufffer

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On Wed, 14 May 2008 16:41:32 -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:

> 
> It looks like the version of Xorg in Fedora-9/i386 doesn't like my
> ancient Matrox MGA 400-series framebuffer.  X runs, but the screen is
> fairly garbled.  Strangely the text consoles (eg. the console on
> alt-ctl-Fn) also have problems with every other letter
> missing. Strange.  Fedora-8/i386 worked beautifully.  Anyone else
> seeing this?  Am I the only one that still has an old Matrox card? ;-)

Good guess. :) At least I can tell that I haven't tested F9 devel with
MGA 400 anymore, because I exchanged it for ATI/Radeon which works well
with flat panels where the old Matrox cards give poor results.

http://smolts.org/static/stats/by_class_VIDEO.html

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