Bug 9829 - XF86_SVGA & KDE & SMI 910 = broken
XF86_SVGA & KDE & SMI 910 = broken
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-02-28 10:12 EST by gerald
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-28 17:26:57 EST
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Description gerald 2000-02-28 10:12:06 EST
I have an ASUS L7300 laptop with an SMI Lynx 910 vga card.



I installed Piglet on this laptop (BTW, the graphical installation did

not work). I configured the XF86_SVGA server as recommended.



If I try to startx KDE (or login via GDM), the display will go blank and

the keyboard does no longer react to any input. I can still login remotely

and everything seems quite normal. The XServer and all KDE parts are up and

running. I can stop and restart them but display and keyboard will stay

dead.



There are no problems when I use the XF86_FB server instead.
Comment 1 gerald 2000-02-28 10:17:59 EST
Another cosmetic problem I just noticed:



All icons in netscape are in black and white when I use the XF86_SVGA server.

(This does not happen with the XF86_FB server).
Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-02-28 17:26:59 EST
use the FB server instead, that laptop is not officially supported.

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