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Bug 62119 - Video color depth problem
Video color depth problem
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 61901
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Reported: 2002-03-27 12:28 EST by David Bunt
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-03 18:31:04 EST
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Description David Bunt 2002-03-27 12:28:48 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/2.99 (3.0 rc3); Linux)

Description of problem:
Laptop IBM thinkpad 770 - video card Trident Cyber 9397 - 2mb memory
Display will not work correctly over 8bit color depth, resolution works, but only displays 16 colors, very nasty palette 16 colors too. Works fine in 7.2

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Upgrade 7.2 to 7.3 beta1
2.Fresh install of 7.3 beta1
3.Find a IBM thinkpad 770 with a Trident Cyber 9397 

Actual Results:  1024x768x16bit does not display correctly, only displays 16 colors.

Expected Results:  1024x768x16bit should work fine, Also tried lower resolutions, but would not go above 8bit color. 

Additional info:

This works fine on redhat 7.2
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-03-28 00:26:09 EST
DOes it work if you use option "noaccel"?
Comment 2 Alan Hourihane 2002-03-28 03:17:59 EST
This is a bug, and noaccel won't work.

I have a fix under testing.

You can get a new module from http://www.xfree86.org/~alanh.
Please report back here.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2002-04-03 09:56:37 EST
Please provide feedback on Alan's test module, or this almost certainly
will ship non-working in our final release.
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2002-04-03 18:30:59 EST
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 17:06:00 -0600
From: NfoCipher <nfocipher@riscserver.com>
To: mharris@redhat.com
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Subject: [Bug 62119] Changed Status - Video color depth problem
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 New module works fine. After copying over the old module, system needs a
power cycle to clear out video card. Restarting X or soft reset won't work.
Comment 5 Mike A. Harris 2002-04-06 03:13:34 EST
Fixed in 4.2.0-6.60 in rawhide.  Thanks for the patch Alan.

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