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Bug 12854 - ATI Xpert 98 Video Problem
ATI Xpert 98 Video Problem
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
: 17424 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-06-23 10:44 EDT by pgohara
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-24 12:27:40 EDT
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Description pgohara 2000-06-23 10:44:53 EDT
Whenever I try to go from the Gnome graphical interface to the text based 
interface I get a screen full of goop.  Sometimes it is vertical colored 
bars and sometimes it is a solid color block with some sort of embedded 
graphics I can't make out, they flash.  This happens when I try to leave 
by logging out or if I try to use alt-ctrl-F1.  When I use alt-ctrl-F7 to 
come back to the graphical interface everything is fine.

I have a ATI Xpert 98 8mb video card.  It is connected to a Panasonic 
Panasync S17 monitor.  I have a 200mhz pentium on a Micronics D5 Cub w/o 
sound motherboard.  It has an Award EliteBIOS version 4.51 PG for the 
Intel 82430TX PCIset.    

I set up Linux with Xconfigurator as it has determined as a Mach 64.  I 
have tried several resolutions and color depths.  I have turned my video 
shadowing and palette snooping off in the bios.  None has resulted in a 
fix.  There is a Red Hat support request #147247 if that makes any 
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-12 11:49:42 EDT
This would be a problem with X itself...
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-08 05:29:32 EST
*** Bug 17424 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-08 05:44:48 EST
Can you please try out XFree86-4.0.2-11.4.0 from the following location
and see if it fixes the problem for you?


Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2001-05-20 18:33:29 EDT
Assuming due to lack of response that the problem has been solved
in the errata candidate.  Closing bug, resolved.

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