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Re: newport console problems, some hardware questions

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: newport console problems, some hardware questions
From: "Michael Hill" <mike@mdhill.genxl.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 07:45:43 -0500
In-reply-to: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de> "newport console problems, some hardware questions" (Mar 15, 10:03pm)
References: <19990315220341.C2301@alpha.franken.de>
Reply-to: mdhill@genxl.com
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Mar 15, 10:03pm, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> Ok, I finally found the reason for the video corruptions with the new
> newport console some reported to me. It happens only, when there are
> less than 1024 scanlines on the screen. My fix is to enable the
> faster scrolling only with 1024 scanline screen modes. This slows
> down scrolling, and I hope there is a better solution (but I doubt it).

This works well, Thomas.  Now I can see what's happening on the screen.  I
haven't run into any problems with the scrolling speed yet (I don't notice a
difference just by watching it).

Mike

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