[MPlayer-users] problems loading the framebuffer for a matrox g450mms
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Mar 9 06:36:28 CET 2004
On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 02:12:24AM +0100, justin case wrote:
> so i got a brandnew matrox g450mms, wow (4 heads), wow!
> i set up a new system, compiled mplayer, successfull with mga support and
> now when i try to load the framebuffer (starting with i2c-matroxfb and then
> trying matroxfb_g450) my screen simply blanks :( i also tried different
> other combinations but without success.
> is it a question of the correct loading-order?
> is there maybe more to it than to regular g450s, since it is a quad-card?
> can anybody help me out here?
Are you using linux 2.6? If so, fb is broken. You'll need to find the
patches to revert the code to 2.4 state where it works or switch to
linux 2.4. And then complain to the kernel developers for releasing
alpha-quality software and calling it stable.
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