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Re: Newbie question about X and powerbooks

On Wed, 2002-04-17 at 22:55, Hani Jabr wrote: 
> After some playing around I got my powerbook (G4 500) to boot into
> linux.
> I'm using the video=ofonly option, and X doesn't seem to work, which I
> assume is normal (i.e. some kind of text-only driver has been
> specified).  If I don't have a video=something option, or if I use
> video=aty128fb or video=atyfb the screen goes white and the display says
> "opening display /pci@f0000000/ATY,RageM3p12Parent@IO/ATY,RageM3p12B_"

What kernel is this? You should use a recent 2.4 kernel for good support
of your machine.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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