Colony 4 Report
lakin.wecker at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 19:25:11 CDT 2005
This evening, I decided to reboot into Breezy to see if I could come up with
a solution to the problem I described in my last email. Thankfully, this
time it all worked. I have no idea why it didn't work yesterday, or why it
worked today. Both times, the USplash worked just fine.
If I can get 3D accelleration working, I might switch to breezy for good.
On 9/6/05, Lakin Wecker <lakin.wecker at gmail.com> wrote:
> I forgot to mention that after configuring USplash, X does not start
> properly. Instead, the LCD does some sort of neat glowing slightly changing
> color configuration that looks like some screensaver I used to use. It's
> completely unresponsive, ctrl-alt-backspace doesn't do anything, nor does
> ctrl-alt-F[1-7], or ctrl-alt-del.
> I will put this on my laptop testing page later on today.
> On 9/6/05, Alexandre Strube <surak at surak.eti.br> wrote:
> > Em Seg, 2005-09-05 às 21:32 -0600, Lakin Wecker escreveu:
> > > Restarted GDM and was given something similar with X, so I killed it
> > > using CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE, and was returned to a now fixed console.
> > > Started GDM again and voila X was working. 3D acceleration was not
> > > however. Not sure if this was the same bug others have reported with
> > > ati's drivers.
> > Even when the "module" section is there (thus enabling opengl), the ati
> > driver doesn't have a good performance for recent boards (i think they
> > call this r300 or something like that, all those boards after 9250). My
> > pci-x X300 is even slower than the vesa driver software-only opengl with
> > yesterday's build, which is quite odd.
> > --
> > Alexandre Strube < surak at surak.eti.br>
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