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Bug#342053: DirectFrameBuffer crashes on PPC systems if HW accelerated drivers are used

On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 04:17:58AM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2006, at 6:13 AM, Sven Luther wrote:
> >
> >>>Also, about the console font corruption with radeonfb, i would be
> >>>interested
> >>>in feedback of if it is a powerpc only issue, or ppc stuff ?
> >>
> >>No idea, i on no radeon boards :(
> >
> >Someone else ?
> I might have a NewWorld Mac with a radeon board...  If so, it's at  
> work, so checking will have to wait til Monday.  I'll let you know.

Yes, please. Do you remember the model exactly ? 

Also, i am interested in a x86 test using radeonfb and not vesafb.

> >Not sure if we ever had a success with g-i on oldworld, so it is less
> >important, and my prep box has a sis and a matrox, but g-i is too  
> >big to boot
> >on it. I do have a spare matox millenium i could plug in the  
> >pegasos, and just
> >got a xgi volari v3xt. Will test with them. nvidia is evil and  
> >should be
> >boycotted anyway :)
> If you have a kernel that will boot using BootX on an OldWorld beige  
> G3 PowerMac, I can give it a try.

The same should work, but not sure.

> Is there an iso I can burn with the necessary stuff on it?  I'm not  
> set up to do netbooting at this moment.

The daily-builds produce a mini-iso, which should do just fine.


Sven Luther

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