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Re: XF86Config for PowerMac 6500 (ATI graphic card with fbdev)


i'm almost certain this is a symptom of the fact that accel is
incompatible with modes "default" on ati hardware at least. it sounds like
the problem i saw. disable accel or don't use modes default. 

geert is aware of this problem but he has more pressing things he's
working on.


> Hi!
> Anybody has any hint's on this? The problem is, the documations is highly PC
> centric and I don't quite see how to fit it to my Mac. What driver entries
> have to be done? It's an ATI Mach64GT (3D Rage) board. If I use the
> XF86Config from /usr/doc/xserver-common and change /dev/mouse to /dev/adbmouse
> (although it hurts a bit to leave the "busmouse" setting), I only get a weird
> screen with a mouse-cursor. It actully does kind of work, I can imagine from
> the pieces I see that it tries to open an xterm and position it, but it's
> hopelessly broken ...
> BTW: the xserver-configure script doesn't work, it barfs about an syntax error
> at the expr command.
> bye, Georg
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