Re: XFree86 on Albook 15"? (Modified by Ryan Verner)
* Ryan Verner (2003-12-13) writes:
> On 13/12/2003, at 11:21 PM, Ralf Angeli wrote:
>> AFAIKS from the archives of this mailing list it is necessary to have
>> a CVS version of XFree86 installed as support for the Radeon 9600 was
>> added not so long ago.
> Hmm, this makes things especially ugly if this is the case. Haven't
> the 9600's been around for ages, though - it seems odd that they're
> only now just recently supported.
XFree86 was released in February 2003. According to the change log 
support for the 9600 (RV350) was added in July. I don't know how long
the graphic cards have been available though.
> I'm using xserver-xfree86/experimental; evidently, this isn't the CVS
> version required though. Building my own xserver packages is a pain
> I'd prefer to avoid, but it seems my only option at the moment. Any
> idea if anybody plans to do this?
Via Google I found a post to the Debian X mailing list where somebody
offers XFree86 debs (PowerPC) for downloading. Apparently these
are from September 2003 but that should do it.