SDL_FULLSCREEN and XFree86 crash

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Sun Sep 21 18:37:57 PDT 2003

:Is it just me alone, that setting the video mode to fullscreen makes
:XFree86 crash? I'm using SDL12, so the root of the problem may be:
:A. incompatibility between DragonFly and SDL12
:B. XFree86 driver not properly supporting my video chip
:   (pciconf shows that it's a CyberBlade XP Ai1)
:C. some incompatibility between DragonFly and XFree86
:To confirm that B. is not the case, either I have to run FreeBSD-STABLE
:on this computer or somebody must say I'm not alone. As this computer
:is a laptop PC and I'm reluctant to reinstall FreeBSD-STABLE, I'd really
:appreciate if anyone tell me either
: - Nope, fullscreen just works fine on mine.
: - Yup, me to here.

    I don't I have ever tried this on any FreeBSD so I don't know whether it
    is DragonFly specific, but we haven't messed with anything related to
    the video drivers or X so my guess is that FreeBSD will have a similar


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