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Re: X problem ibook 2.2

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 03:38:02PM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > Michael, where have you been ? The default to use is not 2.6.3-benh, but
> > the new upstream 2.6.4, which include all the -benh stuff.
> Sven, don't lecture me on what I'm supposed to use for a kernel. Unlike

Sorry, the smiley slipped on this one, and i noticed it only later on.

> you, I do have access to PowerMacs and I do happen to prefer stuff that
> works. When I worked on 2.6.3-benh, there was no 2.6.4 available. Ben (as
> I read him) cautioned against using more recent stuff until he got the
> new 2.6 framebuffer changed sorted out. From what I see in 2.6.5, that
> hasn't been completed yet (unless 2.6.5-rc3-ben0 is more broken than
> the mainstream kernel).

Ok. Still, as far as debian is concerned, a 2.6.4 or 2.6.5 kernel
package is much more likely than the older versions, and you can always
try building the older radeonfb, 2.6.4 has both.

> > > on the FP iMac, 2.6.3 I had got to behave). Since you've already got help
> >
> > What about 2.6.4 ?
> You tell me.

How would i ? It sure works well on my pegasos, altough the memory
timings seem to be handled a bit differently, and radeonfb refuses some
modes X things is ok.


Sven Luther

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