Subject: Re: XFree86 4.0.* palette unfriendliness
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Chris Jones <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/2001 15:40:28
Ken Hornstein <> writes:

> >	On a related note - it would be nice if we could have some non
> >	Xserver method of resetting VGA, would help people with DDB a lot
> >	:)
> Seems like that's different on every card (the palette restoration is
> to the VGA compatibility registers, but the cards seem to vary wildly
> in their mode switch method).

Speaking out of the depths of my ignorance, would it be possible to do
a full card reset?  ISTR XFree 4.0 doing something like this to
initialize multi-headed displays...


Chris Jones                                           Mad scientist at large