Lubuntu 13.10 on Sony Vaio PCG-F540 - Wrong Colors
nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Thu Nov 14 16:23:54 UTC 2013
On 2013-11-14 17:07, Aere Greenway wrote:
> On 11/14/2013 05:26 AM, Federico Leoni wrote:
>> The Sony VAIO PCG-F540 has a video card from NeoMagic (MagicMedia
>> 256AV+) that seems to be fully supported by Ubuntu 13.10:
>> if the display works fine on 12.04 live CD without any additional
>> parameter then you probably need to open a bug report against
>> xserver-xorg-video-neomagic. I had a look to Launchpad and the bugs I
>> found are listed here:
>> But I didn't see nothing about wrong colors, just banding issues due
>> to the lack of dithering on drivers.
>> And Aere, did you try with a Lubuntu 12.04 live CD to see if the color
>> are right? As far as I remember LXLE is focused to strongly support
>> old chipsets too. Perhaps they are using some additional settings or
>> different drivers.
> Thanks for the information. I will be pursuing it further, as you
> For now, the data-sheet I have on the machine, describes its graphics as
> NeoMagic MagicMedia 256AV+ with 3.0 MB SGRAM. 128-bit accelerator and
> MPEG playback acceleration.
> The first link you supplied indicates something I think matches:
> MagicGraph 256AV+ (NM2230)
> I no longer have the Lubuntu 12.04 live CD because that system is no longer supported (and you
> probably can't download it anymore, though I didn't try).
> I used the LXLE version of Lubuntu 12.04 because it is still supported.
> I plan to submit a bug documenting the problem.
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