Bug#342053: DirectFrameBuffer crashes on PPC systems if HW accelerated drivers are used
On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 04:17:58AM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2006, at 6:13 AM, Sven Luther wrote:
> >>>Also, about the console font corruption with radeonfb, i would be
> >>>in feedback of if it is a powerpc only issue, or ppc stuff ?
> >>No idea, i on no radeon boards :(
> >Someone else ?
> I might have a NewWorld Mac with a radeon board... If so, it's at
> work, so checking will have to wait til Monday. I'll let you know.
Yes, please. Do you remember the model exactly ?
Also, i am interested in a x86 test using radeonfb and not vesafb.
> >Not sure if we ever had a success with g-i on oldworld, so it is less
> >important, and my prep box has a sis and a matrox, but g-i is too
> >big to boot
> >on it. I do have a spare matox millenium i could plug in the
> >pegasos, and just
> >got a xgi volari v3xt. Will test with them. nvidia is evil and
> >should be
> >boycotted anyway :)
> If you have a kernel that will boot using BootX on an OldWorld beige
> G3 PowerMac, I can give it a try.
The same should work, but not sure.
> Is there an iso I can burn with the necessary stuff on it? I'm not
> set up to do netbooting at this moment.
The daily-builds produce a mini-iso, which should do just fine.