Re: [directfb-dev] [g-i] Graphical installer and PPC systems
On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 08:38:23AM +0200, Denis Oliver Kropp wrote:
> Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> >Reading reports about the PPC version of the g-i, it came to my mind an
> >old, yet unsolved, bug  that caused crashes on PPC boxes with some
> >particular grapic cards installed.
> >No one ever investigated deeply enough to state if that was related to
> >DFB 0.9.22 or to the DFB backend contained in GTKDFB 2.0.9 as, AFAIK, no
> >one ever tried to run a recent DFB backend togheter with DFB >=0.9.24 on
> >a PPC box.
> >As some PPC users may experience annoying crashes, i suggest to disable
> >DFB's hardware acceleration by default, at least until we switch to a
> >newer stack of GTKDFB+Cairo+DFB libraries.
> IIRC it was the Matrox driver or the ATI Rage128, which has been
> reworked since 0.9.24.
Great, so it may work fine now ?
One of the repots of trouble was indeed with an ATI Rage 128. The problems we
had in extremadura where with the latest radeon mobility though, so maybe of