Re: 2.4 kernel
Cameron Berkenpas wrote:
> 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 ?
> Well, don't I need to use the frame buffer or does XFree 4 get around this
Yes, the tdfx driver needs the framebuffer device if it works at all. And if
it doesn't, you need it for the fbdev driver. So the bottom line is you need
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \ member of XFree86 and The DRI Project