[links-list] Re: links, frambebuffer & gpm

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Sun May 19 07:31:19 PDT 2002


> Hi,
> When I start links -g on my framebuffer (radeonfb) mouse do not work
> properly, i can move a cursor, but it's the gpm cursor, not the
> _big one_ (links's one).
>
> I'm running gpm this way:
>
> gpm -m /dev/mouse -t imps2 -d 3
>
> Anyone can tell me where's the problem?

Does mouse work in text-links and midnigh commander? can you control these
programs with mouse clicks?

> Another thing, links on fb is only usable when i use 8-bit color mode,
> 15, 16 bit colors look strange, but i think it may be a problem with
> radeonfb, which started to work in 2.4.19-pre2 with a Peter Horton
>
> patch from kernel list :(

I have seen this problem on one computer too. It is probably bug in kernel
or bug in vesa bios. I don't know what to do with it.

Mikulas

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