Re: Configuring XFree86 on PowerBook G3 Lombard (Bronze)
You are correct: This thread has been discussed many times:
I suppose that I might have found these earlier if I had known the
relationship between the Mach64 and the ATI 3D Rage Pro LT... I'd been
searching using the phrase "lombard ATI 3D".
What _is_ the relationship between Mach64 and ATI Rage?
From: nik gaffney <email@example.com>
To: "Eric Pretorious"
Subject: Re: Configuring XFree86 on PowerBook G3 Lombard (Bronze)
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2003 15:34:39 +0200
> I need your help: I can't get Xserver 126.96.36.199 to work on my PowerBook
> (I'm using Woody.)
i recall several threads here about getting xfree86 working on lombard, the
reassuring answer it that it does! and with acceleration ( if you are
for a challenge. . see http://people.debian.org/~daenzer/ for the relevant
to begin with, the video chip is ati mach64, so the relevant bits of your
xfree86 config should look something like
Identifier "Lombard LCD"
Identifier "Lombard ATI"
Option "DMAMode" "mmio"
Device "Lombard ATI"
Monitor "Lombard LCD"
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
> I've never used X before - This is my first time using Linux as a
> I've only used it in a server environment in the past.
> I've researched the video spec's at apple.com
> (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=43120) and by searching
> Google but wasn't able to find much of the information that the
> dpkg-reconfigure script (`dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86`) is asking
> e.g., Driver, sync/refresh rates, mouse type, keyboard type, etc.
> I recall reading somewhere that the Lombard uses an ATI driver but can
> find much else. Please help!
> Eric P.
> Sunnyvale, CA
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