Re: AMS 17" + X

Subject: Re: AMS 17" + X
From: Ron Thompson (
Date: Wed Apr 12 2000 - 17:11:15 MDT

Hmmm... do you use any kernel arguments? The only way I can get it into X at
good resolutions is by using the "no video driver" option, and when I do that
there's no 2d acceleration whatsoever.
BTW, this install is on a G4, so maybe it's a graphic chipset problem.
Oh well... I'm just not sure...

Ron Thompson
SQA Engineer
Apple Computer, Inc.

Dennis Moser wrote:

> I'm running YDL 1.1 on a 7600 with an AMS 17 and X works fine...I was
> actually surprised that it worked, since my previous experience with X on a
> 7200/YDL 1.1 was abysmal.
> Dennis Moser
> >Has anyone used the Apple Multiple Scan 17 with X? I can only get it to
> >go into 640x480 at 8 bit.
> >Xconfigurator does have the AMS 17, but that doesn't seem to help. I
> >can sometimes get the X server not to quit with some configs, but only
> >to put out of sync video on screen.
> >Any ideas?
> >In Mac OS it can go up to 1024x768 @ 75Hz, and I've access the TIL info
> >on it and that didn't help...
> >
> >Ron Thompson
> >SQA Engineer
> >Apple Computer, Inc.
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