Bug#762047: xserver-xorg-video-ati: Black screen with mouse cursor on PowerPC

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Fri Sep 19 02:55:30 PDT 2014

On 19.09.2014 18:50, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On 18.09.2014 23:33, Bill Chatfield wrote:
>> It would seem so, but it is the right information. I double checked
>> that it is right by booting without the video kernel parameter and
>> running dmesg.
> Okay, so I think your original problem is because the Xorg fbdev driver
> uses the colour depth from console by default, and I guess the login
> manager you're using can't deal with that.

To clarify, I mean it can't deal with depth 8 pseudo-colour.

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