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Re: Fwd: Re: Fw: Woody install docs and Nubus

On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 13:05, Clive Menzies wrote:
> >I tried to install potato on a Mac 8100/80 (Nubus) earlier this year 
> >but failed get floppy access, ppp or X working.
> >
> >I've just installed ADSL on an ethernet network here which gave me 
> >the ability to apt-get from the net.  I've reinstalled potato 
> >(booting from the DebianMkLinux Mach_kernel), upgraded to woody 
> >using apt-get and dselect with some guidance from:
> >
> >http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2002/debian-devel-200202/msg01868.html
> >
> >http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/powerpc/release-notes/ch-upgrading
> >
> >
> Starting X gives:
> Fatal server error
> no screens found
> Searching the lists and web revealed no solution and so I've repeated 
> the potato install and woody upgrade paying special attention to any 
> X server issues.
> The video card drivers listed in the Dialog Box Configuring 
> Xserver-xfree86 doesn't include the nubus HPV display card V1.0a2 in 
> my machine.  Is there a generic alternative?

fbdev, I assume you're running some sort of framebuffer device in

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

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