Bug#565313: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: 16 bit colour on M64 gives green tinted screen

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Fri Jan 15 06:26:01 PST 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 08:59:22 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 1:53 PM, Adrian Davey <adrian at beth2.org> wrote:
> > Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> > Version: 1:6.12.4-2
> > Severity: important
> >
> > Version 6.12.4-2 16-bit colour gives a green tint to the screen, slight fuzziness to the panel and overall very dim display. Tested on M64 with both LCD panel on laptop and on external VGA LCD Panel, same result.
> > Changing to the console from X keeps the green dim display, making reading the text on a black background very hard indeed.
> >
> > There is no issue at 24-bit colour, however, at this depth I have don't have enough video RAM to allow acceleration, making it painfully slow to use, the main reason for using 16-bit.
> >
> > Version 6.12.3-1 16-bit colour works correctly.
> >
> I think this is an X server issue.  Are you using both driver versions
> with the same xserver?
That would be the upgrade from server 1.6.x to 1.7.x then.


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