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Old 12-25-2008, 10:27 AM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
Default Bug#260917: kernel-image-2.6.7-1-686: matroxfb broken (at least G200 and G400, 2.4.x was OK)

reassign 260917 linux-2.6

On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 10:40:28PM +0200, Marek Michalkiewicz wrote:
> Package: kernel-image-2.6.7-1-686
> Version: 2.6.7-2
> Severity: normal
> When I load the matroxfb_base module, garbage appears on the
> console. The monitor gets valid sync timings, and the system
> still works, but I can't see anything until reboot.
> Tested on two different machines (both PentiumIII with Intel
> BX chipset, so nothing new) with Matrox G200 (8MB) and G400
> (32MB) AGP cards, both have always worked very well under 2.4;
> X works fine on both machines under both 2.4 and 2.6.
> This is my first attempt to upgrade from 2.4 to 2.6 - mostly
> successful except matroxfb (have to use text console instead).

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?


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