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Re: [buildd] Machines upgraded

On Mon, 17 Dec 2007, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 02:19:42PM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 05:41:05AM -0500, Larry Moore wrote:
> > > > I've upgraded the following machines lately to kernel 2.6.23-m68k and
> > > > etch-m68k: 
> > > I tried 2.6.21 and .22, but reverted to 2.2.25 because I couldn't get X
> > > running.  
> > 
> > Well, I'm not running X on those machines as those are autobuilders... ;)
> Thats correct, and crest and kullervo use the same kernels. But it would
> still be interesting to know what is needed to get X running with current
> kernels. Maybe somebody could start a wiki page with successful combinations
> of hard- and software? I wouldn't mind to have a working X on my Amiga
> again, even though I will probably not use it. The same is true for mac and
> atari I guess, any volunteers?
> And if something is missing in the kernel, please let me know or send a
> patch.

Kernel should be OK, unless you're using one of those frame buffer
device drivers we `lost' in the conversion from 2.4 to 2.6.

E.g. for Amiga native graphics, the main issue is that current xorg
doesn't support bitplanes (AFAIK). The same is true for Atari.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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