Re: iMac DV/iBook Firewire install follow-up
Quoting Michel Dänzer <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Hadess wrote:
> > > > 5. This one's for Michel (BTW, thanks for the snapshot, I'll
> > > > it in a couple of minutes, if my boss doesn't disturb me ;P):
> > >
> > > Looks like I've forgotten to upload the XF86Config, I'll do it
> > I couldn't get the drm to compile in BenH's latest kernel
> > I think), but it compiled OK in your drm-source...
> What happened with Ben's source? Have you contacted him about it?
No, not yet, it's "LOCK_PREFIX" undefined in drmP.h.
> > I just recompiled this very kernel, to try to get aty128fb to do
> > useful... configure X.
> But you're aware that you don't need aty128fb for X?
Hmm, yes, I tried everything I could without, so I thought I would need it,
> > But instead, it falls back to offb and tells me that my Horizontal
> > rate is 120 kHz (yep, kHz), and my Vertical one 186 Hz...
> > No "aty128fb" lines in the kernel output.
> > Xfree 4.0 tells me that no screen found have a valid configuration (I
> > putting the refresh rates of the old iBook, to no avail.)
> 4.0 may not have support for the new Mobility chip. Can't tell for sure
> without looking at XF86Config and log though.
The only error:
(II) r128(0): initializing int10
(EE) r128(0): Cannot read V_BIOS (4)
> I just use video=aty128fb: so the problem must be with the iBook's new
> Mobility chip.
Doesn't work. I don't mind Frame-buffer not being accelerated, but I (would)
need X to work tonight, if I want to travel with it tomorrow... I could always
give a try to Xpmac :/