[parisc-linux] PA-RISC 0.9.3 + C200 + Visualize-EG = HPMC

M. Grabert xam@cs.ucc.ie
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 17:19:40 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002 hplinux@eagle.grdl.noaa.gov wrote:

> Hello PA-RISC list,
> I have successfully installed Debian 3.0/PA-RISC-Linux 0.9.3, on an
> HP-9000
> C200, but cannot get X working to save me. Following earlier posts to
> this list
> I made sure that only one screen resolution was specified in my
> XF86Config-4
> file (1280x1024-8, matching the stifb settings for the console) and
> checked
> it via "fbset -i".

so far so good ...

> The graphics card on my C200 is a Visualize-EG (A4450A) which is, I
> believe, a GSC vs. PCI card. In any case, trying to start X blanks the
> screen, then a few seconds later I get a High Priority Machine Check
> error as the workstation locks up. Any insights or workarounds most
> appreciated!

that's the problem!
I have a C240 with the same graphics card. It is (still) unsupported.
You have to wait until s.o. develops a working driver (or implement
it by yourself)


> Thanks,
> John
> P.S. I tried a newer kernel, 2.4.17, to no avail.

greetings max