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RE: Settings of XFConfig86-4 for PowerBook G3

On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 02:02, LMS wrote: 
> >> >Maybe you're running OFfb now instead of atyfb?
> >> >
> >> No idea. I'm not even sure what these are. I have seen several references
> >> to OFfb in the mailing lists, and I read the Framebuffer document in the
> >> Doc section, but that didn't help me.
> >
> >cat /proc/fb
> Now this is the result on Linux 2.2
> lug% cat /proc/fb
> 0 ATY Mach64
> and on Linux 2.4
> lug% cat /proc/fb
> 0 OFfb /pci@80000000/ATY,LTProParent@11/AT|
> (for the latter, it occurs whether or not I include a yaboot directive
> "video=atyfb")
> so ! what can be happening ? should I compile the 2.4 kernel with
> different options, maybe ? 

Not sure, anyway X should work regardless.

> >> [...] and what works with 2.2 kernel does
> >> not work at all with 2.4 kernel.
> >
> >How does it fail? There can be complications with Mach64 chips related
> >to resource ranges, when booting with BootX I think, unfortunately I
> >don't remember the details.
> (in fact I'm using yaboot). Well the X server just does not start, or
> messes up the screen, depending on the refresh values I have entered.
> Basically it gives me the error message that you analysed earlier.

Well, hopefully someone with the same hardware will be able to help.

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

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