ATI VGA Wonder(v4)+Busmouse Hangs XFree/Linux

ATI VGA Wonder(v4)+Busmouse Hangs XFree/Linux

Post by Randall Hopp » Thu, 06 Jul 1995 04:00:00



I recently tried to install the latest Infomagic Slackware Linux on a friend's
386-33 w/ ATI VGA Wonder (v4), NEC 3D Monitor, and ATI Busmouse (set to IRQ5).
When I use the monitor specs and dot clocks in the config files, startx just
hangs the system (Ctrl-Alt-Bspc, etc. don't do anything).  X -probeonly output
looks OK though.  By the way, I did rebuild the kernel for an inport bus mouse on IRQ 5.

I don't know whether the problem is the mouse or the video card.  Can anyone
tell me what I can do track this problem down (or can give me some idea as to
what might be going on here)?  

Please any e-mail responses to my address below.  I'll post a summary if
there's sufficient interest.  Thanks in advance.

                                                Randy Hopper

 
 
 

ATI VGA Wonder(v4)+Busmouse Hangs XFree/Linux

Post by Marc Aurele La Fran » Fri, 07 Jul 1995 04:00:00




Quote:> I recently tried to install the latest Infomagic Slackware Linux on a friend's
> 386-33 w/ ATI VGA Wonder (v4), NEC 3D Monitor, and ATI Busmouse (set to IRQ5).
> When I use the monitor specs and dot clocks in the config files, startx just
> hangs the system (Ctrl-Alt-Bspc, etc. don't do anything).  X -probeonly output
> looks OK though.  By the way, I did rebuild the kernel for an inport bus mouse on IRQ 5.
> I don't know whether the problem is the mouse or the video card.  Can anyone
> tell me what I can do track this problem down (or can give me some idea as to
> what might be going on here)?  

The problem is neither the mouse, nor the video card.  It's a known
problem with my vgawonder driver that will hopefully be fixed in the
upcoming 3.1.2, due out by the end of the month.

Marc.

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