Bug#397438: Panel stays blank in MergedFB mode

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Tue Dec 19 01:48:42 PST 2006

On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 19:15 -0700, Bryan Stillwell wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 11:30:47AM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >You might have trouble building anything before 7.0 (tag XORG-7_0) from
> >the git tree. As Joachim suggested it may only have started with 6.6.3
> >for him, you could try 6.6.2 (tag ati-6_6_2) first.
> I tried going back to ati-6_6_2, then ati-6_6_1, and then ati-6_6_0
> without finding a version that worked.  I was able to go back as far as
> 2006-03-08 before running into a compile problem with the old EXA ABI.

You can configure with --disable-exa to avoid that.

> However, I do know that dual-head works in SLES10 on this system...  I
> tried using the SLES10 drivers in debian unstable, but I get an ABI
> mismatch:
> (EE) module ABI major version (0) doesn't match the server's version (1)

You could try starting the X server with -ignoreABI.

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