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: 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

2003-07-28 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, Egbert Eich schrieb: One could verify if the current value in this location really matches the value reported by the BIOS. I wrote a new version of 855patch which does just that. So it should be safer to use than before. Everyone interested is invited to try it out:

Re: Solution for 855GM video memory issue

2003-07-21 Thread Egbert Eich
This could easily be integrated in the driver (it would be much more easy to do than writing a separate program) but like you say in your disclaimer: we cannot guarantee that nothing bad happens. Therefore I don't think it is the way to go. However what I find more interesting is that you updated

Solution for 855GM video memory issue

2003-07-19 Thread Christian Zietz
Hi, PLEASE CC any answers to [EMAIL PROTECTED] as I'm not subscribed to the list. first, my problem as summarized by David H. Dawes: It appears that some 855GM-based laptops only pre-allocate 1MB of video memory, and don't provide any BIOS configuration options for increasing this. Although the