[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: No X Windows on PowerBook G3 Help!

On Mon, 2003-03-24 at 11:34, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > Trying out some different settings of the XF86Config-4 file with:
> >
> > dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
> >
> > I found the only working driver was the "fbdev" driver, [...]

Does the ati driver still fail the same way? If so, it's probably too
old to recognize the chip indeed.

> Did fbdev work with the old kernel also? I suspect your new kernel doesn't
> fix the problem but rather found an old way to bypass the problem (Michel:
> does X mangle the PCI resources only with the aty driver, or does this
> happen with fbdev as well?)

I'd think it does that independently from the driver.

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

Reply to: