Subject: Re: XFree86 4.0.* palette unfriendliness
To: Adam Ciarcinski <email@example.com>
From: Chris Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/09/2001 10:47:37
On Friday 09 February 2001 10:00 am, Adam Ciarcinski wrote:
> > to them with two different chipsets (I fixed the problem in the glint
> > driver - thanks Nathan for testing it!), so I'm starting to wonder here
> > if this was a concious decision by XFree86 team.
> > If we're the victims here, then do we have an official channel where we
> > can tell the XFree86 team, "Hey, guys, can you please make sure all of
> > your card drivers save and restore the VGA palette correctly?".
> The problem also appears on Chips and Technologies card (Toshiba laptop)
> and NVidia TNT2. So, I think, it may not work for any other cards.
Sounds like the same problem I've got with my voodoo 5500 card. When the X
server exits you've got to turn brightness way up to see anything. Sounds
like they've changed something across most of the cards.