Re: report on iMacDV/iBook SE (was Re: Installing Debian on an Imac DV)
I'm really annoying, sorry...
Quoting Michel Dänzer <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > What do the Debian XFree packages include ?
> XFree86 CVS from sometime after 4.0.1c + PPC patches from Ani Joshi's
Good enough for DRI ?
> > If I understand well, I could get:
> > X Strike-force deb packages
> > + kernel patches from DRI/PPC
> The kernel stuff (DRM) is only needed for 3D, and it's in Ben's kernels
Very good =)
For those like me who don't have access to CVS, rsync and other stuff like that,
you can get your kernels on http://kernel.xorsis.com/
They have just about everything: compiled, sources, patches for every PPC tree.
> > + CVS ati128 driver from DRI/PPC
> > and it should (would...) work, or not ?
> Yes, it should. Be sure to use Option "DisableFP". If you forget that,
> you get
> either garbage or a black screen, but you can abort the server with
Hmmm, does this also apply to Pismos ? They also use R128 (Mobility ?) AFAIK.
> No SSH? SourceForge uses an SSH tunnel for CVS. Anyway, I'll probably
> put up
> new test binaries in the not too distant future and will announce them
No SSH... I'm quite lucky we have a Debian mirror on the company intranet.
> > PS: When done, I ask John Carmack for Quake3 on PPC/Linux ;P
> :) Might be better to ask Loki directly though ;)
Hmmm, that and Unreal Tournament.