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Re: 2.4 kernel

Well, don't I need to use the frame buffer or does XFree 4 get around this

On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Ethan Benson wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 01:50:14AM +0000, Cameron Berkenpas wrote:
> > I can't seem to create a working 2.4 kernel in debian ppc.
> > Maybe the problem is that boot X doesn't support 2.4 kernels?
> > I would like to have a working 2.4 kernel so I could get a voodoo3 and
> > actually have X running at a decent speed on my starmax 4000/200 at the
> > high res I put it on.
> maybe i missed something by why does th kernel version matter here?  i
> would think you might need XFree4 but why kernel 2.4test ?
> > Also, I'd rather avoid using MacOS together, it's possible to have li8nux
> > bootable without macos using the open firmware? How do I access the open
> > firmware?
> yes, it can be done usually, its somewhat more difficult with oldworld
> macs since their OF implementation really sucks.  you need the quik
> bootloader.  
> to access OF hold down command option o f.  on many oldworld machines
> you need to change the output device variable to your video card or
> else use a serial terminal (you may have to use  terminal anyway if OF
> does not support your video card)
> -- 
> Ethan Benson
> http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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