Solution for 855GM video memory issue

2003-07-19 Thread Christian Zietz
the problem described above. I'd be very glad if this snippet - if it works on other systems - found it's way to XFree86 sources. Disclaimer: Obviously I can't guarantee that it'll work for you. So don't blame me if something bad happens. Download: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/855patch.c Christian Zietz

Re: Solution for 855GM video memory issue

2003-07-28 Thread Christian Zietz
the right person. Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://chzsoft.com.ar/ - Fido: Christian [EMAIL PROTECTED]:2437/74.9 PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder ueber http://wwwkeys.de.pgp.net (Port 11371) ___ Devel mailing list [EMAIL

Re: Solution for 855GM video memory issue

2003-08-14 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, I made a small webpage for 855patch that summarizes the important information: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/855patch.html Christian ___ Devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/devel

Re: Solution for 855GM video memory issue

2003-09-05 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, since there was no 855patch related traffic on the list in the last weeks and my mailbox is already crammed by Sobig.F, I'm unsubscribing. So, from now on please CC any mails you want me to read to me. Christian http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/855patch.html

Re: i855 and 1400x1050

2003-09-05 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, Alessandro Temil schrieb: I'm a linux Xfree86 user, and my laptop has an LCD screen with 1400x1050 native resolution. the internal video chipset is an intel 855GM. After some hours of trying i figured out there's no way of getting that resolution under XFree86, due to the fact

i855GM: New BIOS breaks i810-driver

2004-02-18 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, as developer of 855patch I get a lot of feedback from people using XFree86 on computers with i855GM graphics. It seems like new notebooks by Dell feature a new video BIOS from Intel (iirc Build 3066) which finally implements the int 0x10 0x5f11 function to set the amount of video RAM and thus

Re: i855GM: New BIOS breaks i810-driver - solved

2004-02-20 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, Thank you Alain for sorting out this problem and Alan for commiting a patch. Would it be possible to offer binaries or a small, easy to build source package? I think many of the users affected by that problem can't build or don't want to build the whole XFree86 from source. CU Christian

Re: i855GM: New BIOS breaks i810-driver

2004-02-20 Thread Christian Zietz
a much dirtier solution to the problem than the patched driver but nonetheless I think it might be useful for people who want to use the precompiled XFree86 that came with their distribution. Download URL for 855wrap: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/855wrap.tar.gz CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ

Re: i855GM: New BIOS breaks i810-driver

2004-02-23 Thread Christian Zietz
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Re: i855GM: New BIOS breaks i810-driver

2004-02-23 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, I just forgot to say, that BIOS build 3197 is newer than the one installed on the new Dell machines (build 3066). So if it was an error by Intel they already fixed it. CU Christian ___ Devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: i855GM: New BIOS breaks i810-driver

2004-02-23 Thread Christian Zietz
caused by not calling this particular function. CU Christian PS: Some video BIOS developer must be a fan of Star Wars. A string I found in all BIOS versions I had a look at was Use the force Luke. ;-) -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://chzsoft.com.ar/ - Fido

Re: i810 driver 1400x1050 problem -- bios replacement

2004-04-10 Thread Christian Zietz
to whole lot of problems. Could this replacement lead to any hardware damages etc.? Sure, in the worst case. As I wrote, the BIOS not configured properly. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder ueber http

Re: i810 driver 1400x1050 problem -- bios replacement

2004-04-10 Thread Christian Zietz
. And probably you'll have to initialize the new BIOS by calling 0xC0003 in real mode. This call crashed for me so I had to patch some bytes of the BIOS image. You see: It's not really easy and I think the bytes to patch are different in every version. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft

Re: i810 driver 1400x1050 problem -- bios replacement

2004-04-11 Thread Christian Zietz
with its number (1 byte) and its size (2 bytes). Do you know someone working at this problem? Sorry, I don't. Does someone else on this list? I just found similar programs/tools which you can download from: Unfortunately they are specific to CT 65545 chipset. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz

Re: i810 driver 1400x1050 problem -- bios replacement

2004-04-11 Thread Christian Zietz
apparently supports 1400x1050 as well as dual head. Sadly, I couldn't get it running. It always crashes with signal 11. Maybe someone else with the appropriate hardware could try. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage

Re: i810 driver 1400x1050 problem -- bios replacement

2004-04-12 Thread Christian Zietz
starting KDE. I wonder if anybody will get the driver working without problems. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder ueber http://www.keyserver.net/ ___ Devel mailing

Re: i810 driver 1400x1050 problem -- bios replacement

2004-04-16 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, Christian Zietz schrieb: [X-Server for 845/855/865 provided by Intel] But the server crashes every time when starting KDE. Meanwhile I succeeded running the driver. The crash which I reported earlier was caused by another mis-configuration I did when testing the driver. Some information

Re: SOLVED: 1400x1050 on a Dell 510m

2004-05-28 Thread Christian Zietz
to point to the resolution data are pointing to nonsensical values instead. I couldn't figure out how to fix this. Another question: May I put a link to the 855resolution page on my 8x5patch/855wrap web page? CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http

Re: SOLVED: 1400x1050 on a Dell 510m

2004-05-29 Thread Christian Zietz
is at 16 bytes. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder ueber http://www.keyserver.net/ ___ Devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/devel

Re: SOLVED: 1400x1050 on a Dell 510m

2004-05-31 Thread Christian Zietz
the 1024x768 mode and redefine it later so I think it should work on a 500m, too. I put a link on the 855patch page so maybe there will be some more testers soon. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder ueber http

Re: SOLVED: 1400x1050 on a Dell 510m

2004-06-08 Thread Christian Zietz
of 855patch had problems with the refresh rate configuration. Setting the HorizSync and VertRefresh to very generous values solved these problems. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder ueber http://www.keyserver.net

Re: Driver (i810) ignores modeline directives in Config File

2004-08-05 Thread Christian Zietz
be set. For the i855-chipset there is a utility called 855resolution to add custom video modes to the video BIOS. Maybe it'll work with i865, too: http://perso.wanadoo.fr/apoirier/ CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage

Re: Driver i810 ignores modes created by 855resolution

2004-08-26 Thread Christian Zietz
with an embedded system which was only configured for a 800x600 LCD. Maybe the company who built your laptop configured the BIOS for a 800x600 LCD, too but hooked up a 1024x768 one. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key auf Anfrage oder

Re: External CRT works on 1024x768 but LCD not. Please Help!!!

2005-02-19 Thread Christian Zietz
1024x768. The Windows XP driver doesn't care about the BIOS but bypasses it. X on the other hand needs the BIOS to set the resolution because the information on how to do that without the BIOS is not publicly available. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http

Re: Resolution problems with i810 driver, Intel 915GM 855resolution

2005-04-14 Thread Christian Zietz
some pointers? The registers to change are documented in the datasheet of the specific chipset by Intel. You'll have to look for the PAM registers (at least that's what they're called for i8xx-chipsets). CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http

Re: Resolution problems with i810 driver, Intel 915GM 855resolution

2005-04-15 Thread Christian Zietz
an email from Steve Tomljenovic: He already ported 855resolution to the i915. You can find his 915resolution at: http://www.geocities.com/stomljen/ Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key-ID: 0x6DA025CA

Re: Xorg and CueCat problems

2005-10-19 Thread Christian Zietz
and sometimes a line feed. The CueCat sends Alt+F10 before sending data. Maybe something (X, window manager etc.) gets confused by a simulated Alt+F10 keypress. CU Christian -- Christian Zietz - CHZ-Soft - [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.chzsoft.com.ar/ PGP-Key-ID: 0x6DA025CA