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Re: need (pmac owner help) with powerpc package.

> > No, that's aty128fb related (screen corruption when fbdev accel is on).
> > There's a known workaround; document it (maybe add a big fat warning in
> > the postinstall) and let upstream handle it (any idea, Ben?)
> Mmm, i have to look into this bug report again. What is the workaround ?
> Disabling the accel ? This seems like a lousy workaround. Maybe i should

If you have a better idea - it only affects text console, and unless you
find someone to debug the accel routines, it's better than screen garbage.
Ben disabled text accel in 2.6, BTW.

> disable the accel by default though, and it could be reenabled by a
> command line option.

Sure, set noaccel=1 and rename the boot option to accel. But it's a rare
glitch from what I've heard, so mentioning the fbset -accel false fix in
the README might be enough.


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