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.