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Re: ibook g4, no success with the radeon driver.

On Thu, 2004-01-15 at 20:27, Chris Anderson wrote:
> Ok, I had a chance to rebuild the kernel and try it out with
> CONFIG_DRM=y and CONFIG_DRM_RADEON=y. I also moved radeonfb to a module

Why? You need it.

> and removed the load line for DRI from my XF86Config. 

Why, don't you want to enable the DRI?

> Now if I build CONFIG_DRM_RADEON into the kernel (or load the radeon 
> module built) 

That shouldn't matter unless you enable the DRI.

> and then start X I get my normal X session except it looks almost like 
> there are scanlines in the display. They move around and if I exit X it 
> looks like the display just smears, any files I have open after this 
> seem to get corrupted and filled with ^@ sometimes (ex: my XF86Config-4 
> and my pan config files). 

You're saying it locks up, and the filesystem is corrupted after the

> At this point I'm out of ideas for what to do next.

Try my dri-trunk-sid packages, or in the not unlikely event that I'm
misunderstanding you, please state clearly what you are trying to
achieve and provide the relevant information.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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