Re: 2.6.4 kernel
On Tue, 2004-03-23 at 02:57, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 02:50:33AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Downloaded your 2.6.4 patch for peg2, applied, compiled, rebooted... works
> > > so far...
> > Cool.
> Indeed... Desktop at 1600x1200 is far more snappier with preemptible patch
> than with 2.4.25 kernel... ;))
Beware that preempt is known to be broken on PPC; you'll get random
segfaults once swap is being used.
> > > One thing that doesn't seem to work anymore is passing a higher resolution
> > > for the fb console. video=radeon:1600x1200 nor lower resolutions work.
> > Yes, noticed that also, will have a look.
> > > Dunno if this has something to do with compiling agpgart as a module instead
> > > of statically into the kernel...
> > No, it has no influence. The new radeonfb implementation is probably the
> > culprit.
> Ah, so I might try a recompile tomorrow with the old radeon driver...
I doubt it'll make a difference. The framebuffer console parameters have
changed in 2.6. In particular, all framebuffer devices now take the 'fb'
suffix. Try video=radeonfb:1600x1200 .
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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