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Re: Bug#167234: Problems XFree86 + NvidiaGeforce 2 MX400 twinwiev + Apple Studio Display 15'

On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 10:31:27PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Fre, 2002-11-01 at 17:10, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 02:18:56PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > > The nv driver has only been fixed for PPC after 4.2.0, i.e. you'd need
> > > current CVS.
> > 
> > I didn't know it was broken.
> > 
> > Should I shut the driver back off (i.e., don't build, don't ship) for
> > PowerPC in my current 4.2.1 packages?
> I don't know what the exact status of the driver is in 4.2.1; it may
> work on some chips or with some features disabled.

Er, well, that's not really relevant, as I had forgotten that I did the

xfree86 (4.2.0-0pre1v2) unstable; urgency=low
  * patch #000_stolen_from_HEAD_nv_driver:
    - updates to nv driver from XFree86 CVS courtesy of James Hirschorn
 -- Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>  Mon,  5 Aug 2002 00:07:45 -0500

> Ani Joshi or the Yellow Dog folks might have patches.

I'd like someone with an NVidia-based PowerMac to be my liaison in this
matter.  I can't test such patches personally, as none of the PowerMacs
I own use NVidia video hardware.

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glorious X Strike Force and be feared across the land.

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |      The original Latin seems to have
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