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Re: G4, debian, and Cinema Display

On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 04:15:02PM -0700, Kimball Thurston wrote:
>    I've got debian linux running wonderfully on a G4 - eventually I'll
> write up a howto and send it on, as I didn't find any documents that
> covered the G4 entirely, but anyways.

You're not alone.  I think it works great.  The HOWTO would be real handy,
>   I convinced the boss to get a cinema display for SIGGRAPH, which is
> really cool, but I can't get the standard ATI 128 frame buffer to kick
> in and display anything to the cinema display. Does anyone have a modedb
> entry to get the cinema display to work?

Wow.  I think the digital out connector is the second head on the ATI 128.
I've heard rumors of support for it in XFree86 4.0, but I don't know where.
It is definately more than just getting the timing right.

David Brown

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