Re: TiBook adventures
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- Subject: Re: TiBook adventures
- From: mammique <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2004 05:15:41 +0100
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Le sam 03/01/2004 à 01:21, Luis Sanjuan a écrit :
> X works fine here on my AlBook 1.33GHz 17'' (ATI Radeon 9600)
> kernel: 2.6.0-ben1 (AFAIK, no problems with newer 2.6.X)
> debian-dist: sid
> xserver: xserver-xfree86-dri-trunk (from michel daenzer)
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "AlBook Internal Video"
> Driver "radeon"
> Option "UseFBDev"
This doesn't work on my machine, both 2.4.23 & 2.6.X fails, xserver
don't work :
Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting
I used the daenzer unstable version...
> On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 04:26:59PM +0100, mammique wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > i'm trying to make the new PowerBook G4 to work under debian unstable
> > since few month with no succes, most of problems comes from the radeon
> > 9600. I tried benh kernels :
> > 2.4.23-ben1
> > 2.4.23-pre5
> > 2.6.0
> > 2.6.0-test11
> > 2.6.1-rc1
> > first i thought xfree didn't start because of radeonfb not working with
> > 2.4.23-pre5, i must use offb or ofonly (xfree don't want them), then i
> > tried 2.6.0-test11 wich accepts radeonfb but with blank screen, no
> > succes with xfree. In fact Xfree didn't know radeon 9600 so i installed
> > xfree86 4.3.99 from :
> > ftp://ftp.ppcnux.de/pub/Mirrors/ftp.debian.de/xfree86/dists/sid/binary-powerpc/ (if somebody knows a better version i'm aware, this one isn't very good, X11 forwarding don't work and whiteglass cursor only on qt apps, i don't care about whiteglass but it's strange)
> > then it worked with 2.6.0-test11 (blind during boot because of radeonfb
> > but xfree launches), but then each time i try to launch a video app the
> > kernel freezes, i used mplayer (mpeg work but not other formats) or
> > xine. It don't seems to be xfree fault because if i launch from another
> > machine with no X (mplayer -vo null) the machines hangs, no ping, i have
> > to hard reboot. Later i tried 2.6.0-test11 and 2.6.1-rc1 wich xfree
> > don't work uppon (awfull parasites, imposible to read anything on the
> > screen) - Each time with about "same" .config - My last try was
> > 2.4.23-ben1 wich is the only able to display corectly radeonfb at boot,
> > woow :-) ! But Xfree display is buggy (less than 2.6.0-test11 and
> > 2.6.1-rc1) and each time i launch a gnome-session from gdm kernel hangs
> > (no ping). Does anybody experienced/solved those problems ? A working
> > .config file or a better Xfree86 release ? A idea ?
> > Thanks !
> > PS: config files -> http://industrie.dyndns.org/soft/debian/TiBook
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