Bug 9587 - Xconfigurator fbdev section is wrong
Summary: Xconfigurator fbdev section is wrong
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator
Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-02-19 14:38 UTC by Jules Stuifbergen
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-12 13:48:22 UTC


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Description Jules Stuifbergen 2000-02-19 14:38:40 UTC
in my SVGA section:

Device "NeoMagic (laptop/notebook)"

in the fbdev section:

Device "Generic VGA card"

using XFree86_FBDev as a server did not work with these settings.

Workaround: replace the "generic" line with the "neomagic" line.

Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2000-07-11 22:17:40 UTC
I don't think that changing the device is the right way to fix this.


Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-12 13:48:21 UTC
What laptop, and were you using 6.2 final?

Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-29 18:03:57 UTC
Neomagic cards should work correctly without attempting to use the framebuffer,
so I close the bug.
This might be related to one of the prereleases which did use it.


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