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Re: X on a Bull Estrella

Xavier Saint-Jalmes wrote:

> > >I've seen a thread on the archives that tell to build the
> > >framebuffer : clgen. I don't find how to compile it.
> > >The video drivers are present in the kernel tree, but there
> > >is no options to select him in "make config"
> > >My kernel is a 2.2.17 patch with kernel-patch-2.2.17-powerpc.
> >
> > clgenfb is out of support PowerPC now?
> The source is present in the kernel archive, but there is no way to
> integrate in the compilation.

AFAIK clgenfb has only been added in 2.3/4 . There may be backports somewhere

> I've tried a 2.4.0 kernel. clgenfb is present and the config tool allow
> to select it. But the kernel fail to compile :(

Where did you get the 2.4 source from? You could post the compilation errors
here and maybe on linuxppc-dev@lists.linuxppc.org .

> > Xbh(X for BlackHawk) is the Xserver for you.
> > You can get it from some linuxppc.org mirrors, and install the RPM
> > with "alien".
> > And it is better for Xbh to upgrade VRAM on board socket to use.
> Xbh crash on a Debian potato.
> I will try to install the Xfree4.0 packages to solve my problems.

I wouldn't expect X 4 to help much either without framebuffer support.


Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)  \  CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \   member of XFree86 and The DRI Project

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