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Re: X & No keyboard input with new kernels

On Fri, Apr 19, 2002 at 10:36:01AM -0400, Mark T. Valites wrote:
> I recently did a woody net install on my first generation tibook (booting
> the installer from OF...).  I never had luck too much luck with the X in
> debian, but it worked fine for me in yellow-dog 2.1 & 2.2.  But since I
> would much rather run woody than yd, I started playing with it last night,
> and was able to get a little further into it.  I can get some sort of X to
> start with the fbdev driver, but only 8 bit color.  15 & 16 croak on me.
> I noticed that the yellow dog conf was using the ati driver, but I can't
> get any color depth to work with X in debian.
> So I figured maybe my kernel was missing something.  i386 kernel compiling
> doesn't bother me in the least, but I'm not too comfortable with ppc
> hardware, so I grabbed a Ben H. kernel from ppckernel.  I also copied the
> 2.4.18xxx kernel & modules from the yd side over & set both up.  However,
> when I booted either of them, I had no keyboard input.  (I have no kernel
> parameters for either through append in yaboot.conf...)

Most likely the linux keycodes change:


*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
|   debian-imac (potato): <http://debian-imac.sourceforge.net>   |
|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

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