Subject: Re: ibook G3,black screen
To: Masafumi Hotta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 07/23/2007 00:11:04
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On Jul 22, 2007, at 21:06, Masafumi Hotta wrote:
>> Specify a video mode that actually matches your display - like this:
>> Section "screen"
>> Identifier "Screen0"
>> Device "Card0"
>> Monitor "Monitor0"
>> DefaultDepth 24
>> SubSection "Display"
>> Modes "800x600"
>> Viewport 0 0
>> Depth 24
>> According to the log the r128 driver couldn't identify your display
>> tried to run in 1600x1200 which isn't going to work on an 800x600
> I tryed this configuration, and I get black screen again.
> I think I should try "vga" driver or something.
That won't work at all, I don't think it's even built on macppc. If all
else fails try the wsfb driver.
Something else - your iBook has a VGA output, does it? Maybe the r128
driver uses that one by default.
> (WW) R128(0): Video BIOS not detected in PCI space!
> (WW) R128(0): Attempting to read Video BIOS from legacy ISA space!
> (WW) R128(0): Video BIOS not found!
> (WW) R128(0): Can't determine panel dimensions, and none specified.
> Disabling programming of FP registers.
But this looks like a hint.
Try to put this into your Device section:
Option "PanelWidth" "800"
Option "PanelHeight" "600"
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