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    A git bisect on the Linus-stable kernel led me...

    A git bisect on the Linus-stable kernel led me back to commit f3728734ba78310525bf4a361c7787c7c6fa5d40 in kernel 3.6.0-rc5+

    We can forget this here, as I have filed a kernel bug...
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    OK - Results. I tried yesterday's linus-stable...

    OK - Results.

    I tried yesterday's linus-stable git (3.18.0-rc4) and it added the sophistication that the FIRST time it blanked, it blanked correctly. The second and subsequent times, it blanked to...
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    Hmmm, I never had the keyboard unresponsiveness...

    Hmmm, I never had the keyboard unresponsiveness associated with that bug. I downloaded the git of the Linus tree yesterday, so I will build it to check (I had been working with git bisect). I can...
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    Console screensaver issue RS690M

    I have one of the above, (1002:0791f) running under slackware64-current kernel 3.14.18 with the kernel console screensaver turning the screen hard on for a screensaver :-/.

    X runs on Mesa-10.2.6,...
  5. Dimness problem stored in the HD4000 card??

    I have this dimness issue. Consoles and X come up dim. If I brighten X and switch to a console, the console is dim, and X is dim when I go back. The default levels are wrong. I can do nothing in the...
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    [OT] What is 1002:7914?

    'Scuse my OT post, but what the heck is that? Chipset is RS690/SB600, about 2007 vintage.
    I can't even file a bug on this because I can't find what it is. I can't file a bug on the sound either -...
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    This was all for one labview project because they...

    This was all for one labview project because they don't have enough pcs in university where I have returned. Linux has this lovely command - shred, which I am reserving that hd for :-D.

    To a more...
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    To come back to the (off topic) start of this...

    To come back to the (off topic) start of this from Page 1 or so.



    I had to revert to windows again for an hour. I tried this, trawled my hoard of cdroms, and found
    1. The original Asrock m/b...
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    /much later It's definitely an RS690/SB600....

    /much later
    It's definitely an RS690/SB600. Every time I think I know the GPU, someone corrects me. (It's history for a electronics hardware guy like me to be corrected on the part number of...
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    Actually, I have no problems on the hd4650 ON...

    Actually, I have no problems on the hd4650 ON LINUX here, not that I'm ambitious. It's my recently decent (but now apparently crap) RS690 (rs600?) that's exercising my mind.
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    If it's any comfort to you, before post #1(re...

    If it's any comfort to you, before post #1(re windows and hd4650) I did quite some research, and found the hd4650 agp was never successfully got going by anyone except in XP, and he didn't really...
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    Thanks for thinking of me, aceman. I'll grab...

    Thanks for thinking of me, aceman. I'll grab those from slackware-current, which seems to have overhauled video stuff recently. I have traced the ABI version error somewhat, and what's happening I...
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    Thanks for this. Slackware uses .tgz or .txz...

    Thanks for this.
    Slackware uses .tgz or .txz packages, which essentially are a tar.gz from / with no dependency tracking. I have the readme you linked me to, and I can raid slackware-current as...
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    Thanks for your reply, drag. I am quite capable...

    Thanks for your reply, drag.
    I am quite capable of compiling X, having done so with LFS several times, HLFS, and Kevux scripts for development. As for this thread not being the place, I _am_ the OP...
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    Will all you guys scoring points on each other...

    Will all you guys scoring points on each other calm down for a minute, please - I'm not quite finished here yet.



    I tried this: I updated as follows (from Slackware-current packages, dated...
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    I hardly expected one reply to this thread I...

    I hardly expected one reply to this thread I started. There was no problem for people to fix - merely an opinion. 30 replies and counting! It has been (and continues to be) a source of

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    The nv mx-440 is so old it's past giving away in...

    The nv mx-440 is so old it's past giving away in breakfast cereal boxes. I'm stuck on 96.43.xx drivers in linux. The libGL stuff is so old I suspected it was causing issues. So I got the ATI HD4650,...
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    That is the material point, I think. Now I need...

    That is the material point, I think. Now I need to get one labview project written and I can switch my box back to linux.
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    Well, I passed it to my bsce toting windows nerd...

    Well, I passed it to my bsce toting windows nerd son, and after half a day, _he_ gave up on it. So I pulled the ATI card, threw in an old nvidia mx-440 and am running fine. Lol. I only need windows...
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    Not all Unhappy campers on ati

    Instead of a complaint, I want to say I am very pleased to have the OSS drivers with whatever flaws they have. I have an agp HD 4650, and have had to taste the alternative.

    I need windows for a...
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