Re: [directfb-dev] [g-i] Graphical installer and PPC systems
Denis Oliver Kropp wrote:
> Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
>> Reading reports about the PPC version of the g-i, it came to my
>> an old, yet unsolved, bug  that caused crashes on PPC boxes
>> some particular grapic cards installed.
>> No one ever investigated deeply enough to state if that was related
>> DFB 0.9.22 or to the DFB backend contained in GTKDFB 2.0.9 as,
>> 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.
Ok, one more reason to update g-i libraries.
Dennis, would you suggest to switch directly from 0.9.22 to 0.9.25.1,
skipping 0.9.24 ? would that give better stability to the g-i ?
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