Subject: Re: X on alphaserver400
To: mel kravitz <>
From: Juergen Weiss <weiss@Uni-Mainz.DE>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/06/2000 18:39:31
mel kravitz writes:
 > Hi,
 > I have an 1.5 running nicely on an AlphaServer400 with a supported video
 > card , dmesg:
 > tga0 at pci0 dev 12 function 0: DC21030 step C, board type T8-02
 > tga0: 1284 x 1024, 8bpp, Bt485 RAMDAC
 > tga0: interrupting at isa irq 9
 > After installing xserver.tgz binary, when i 'startx'-i get a diagonally
 > messed up screen where i can barely see green xterm(twm) window, mouse
 > shows up as a  distorted horizontal line . How can i 'edit' Xconfig to
 > get
 > an Xsession? This video card has a 4 position dip switch near the video
 > output connector, any comments on setting? How to set this i have no
 > documentation or does it not matter?

Same problem on the multia. See my fix for the tga driver which
I posted to the list a few days ago.


Juergen Weiss

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