Re: 17 inch powerbook 1.33Ghz problems
On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 09:00:34PM +0100, Luis Sanjuan wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 04:12:17PM +0000, Dan Field wrote:
> > Hi list.
> > I've been playing with this for a few days now but only really got
> > somewhere near working today.
> > I currently have a stable booting (via yaboot in the bootsector)
> > 2.4.21benh kernel and a 2.6.0-test11-benh kernel (built from rsync
> > today).
> > I compiled up XFree86 4.3.1 from the stable tarballs at xfree86.org
> > without many problems but from what I've read in other posts, it sounds
> > like this will only work with a 2.6 kernel. Is that correct? Anyway.
> > 2.6.0-test11 is booting up ok now but the framebuffer is a little odd.
> X works fine here with last benh kernel and xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk
> from Michel Daenzer. In order to get this package, edit your
> /etc/apt/source.list adding the following line:
> deb http://people.debian.org/~daenzer/dri-trunk-sid ./
> > I can't quite describe the problem but it involves what I can only
> > describe as black scanlines appearing and making the framebuffer
> > flicker. 2.4.21benh has no such issues.
> Exactly the same here, but it's fixed as Jens says. If you haven't yet
> access to startx, you can boot meanwhile with video=ofonly or add this
> line to your yaboot.conf
> > I was just wondering if anyone else was using the same setup out there
> > and how far they had gotten.
> * X: works fine with radeonfb for console and "UseFBDev" for X.
> * Sound: works with alsa. Only preliminary test.
> * Ethernet: works fine.
> * Airport Extreme: forget it ;-)
Can one of the older non Extreme airport card be used in one of the
newer ibook/powerbooks ?