Mach64 cards work with SX164 and Debian - Only kernel 2.4 makes trouble
> Mach64 cards aren't supported on Alpha,
Are you sure?
I've been using Linux with my Alpha since two years and more. At the very
beginning, I had an ATI card and X worked perfectly with RedHat 5.3. Now,
I am writting this message under X with SuSE 7.0 an another ATI card.
But, much more important, it also WORKS THIS THE DEBIAN 2.2r3 when I start
it with the original kernel 2.2.18pre.
The problem I have is only when I start with the 2.4.12.
> Did this card work on SuSE and, if so,
> what Xserver where they using?
The Mach64 driver.
> FYI, SuSE released some binary-only
That's possible, but when I do rpm -qi xmach64, I see:
Source RPM: xf86_3x-3.3.6-85.src.rpm
so I think the source is available.
> Xservers a while back which we never packaged on Debian simply because
> they appeared to be one-shot releases with no sign of updates since.
I fully agree with this policy, that is another reason why I would be so happy
to use the Debian.
If you need other informations, please ask them to me, I really would like
to solve this problem.
Thank you in advance.