Re: powerpc daily sid_d-i CD builds working again
On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 12:17:10AM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 23:53 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 04:01:17PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 15:28 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > > What framebuffer is used ? atyfb probably ?
> > >
> > > I don't really know. I used video=ofonly but it doesnt help.
> > > I can login on terminal 4, and it seems that there are no fb module (at
> > > least find /lib/module/2.6.16-powerpc-1 -name '*fb*' outputs nothing.
> > >
> > > I have a /dev/fb0
> > What does dmesg say, and also what is the content of /proc/fb. My powerbook
> > says :
> > $ more /proc/fb
> > 0 ATI Radeon Lf
> 0 OFfb ATY,264LTP
> 1 OFfb ATY,264LTP
Ok, this is atyfb, and you probably have a rage something chip in there. I
wonder about the two fbdevs, but i suppose this is one for the external port,
and one for the LCD panel. Do you per chance have an external monitor
> > > > I believe that this one is builtin in the kernel, it used to be at
> > > > least. Can
> > > > you check that ?
> > > >
> > > > Basically, there is two possibilities of it failing :
> > > >
> > > > 1) the framebuffer device is not builtin, and cannot be found as
> > > > module.
> > >
> > > how can I check I check if framebuffer is builtin ?
> > Read the dmesg output, and see what it says. Check /proc/fb too. Check the
> > .config file.
> dmesg says nothing about framebuffer. The .config is the one used when
> generating powerpc gtk installer, don't know where to find it.
> > Or alternatively give us the lspci output corresponding to your graphic card,
> > and the kernel version used, and i will investigate for you.
> Linux 2.6.16-1-powerpc
> lspci isn't very verbose at the moment because there are only "unknown
Try lspci -n.
> I'll reinstall a debian on it without the gtk installer to have those
Nope, everything should be found with the gtk-installer too.