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Re: Radeon KMS removed from linux-image-3.2.0-4-mckinley 3.2.35-2


Ben, is such a kernel image readily available? Wheezy release is
slowly coming (first RC of Wheezy installer is out)...



2013/1/17 Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>:
> On Wed, 2013-01-16 at 09:52 -0600, Patrick Baggett wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 8:07 AM, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
>> wrote:
> [...]
>>         The information I've had up to now is that KMS works well on
>>         x86 (if you
>>         have firmware installed) and fails on many PowerPC systems.  I
>>         simply
>>         had no information about any other platform, and I tend to
>>         assume that
>>         if a feature is primarily used on x86 and is broken on another
>>         architecture that it is broken on more of them.
>>         But I think a lot of the problems with radeon on PowerPC are
>>         specific to
>>         the on-board Radeon chips in Mac systems which have odd
>>         firmware (no
>>         ATOM-BIOS).  This presumably doesn't apply to any other
>>         architecture,
>>         and so only PowerPC should get the special treatment.  Right?
>> Yes, that's correct.
> OK, I'll enable it for everything but powerpc.  Sorry for the
> disruption.
> Ben.
> --
> Ben Hutchings
> I'm not a reverse psychological virus.  Please don't copy me into your sig.

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