Re: Debain and kernel adjustments (beginner)
On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 02:34:33AM -0700, Eric D. Hedekar wrote:
> I am attempting to run Debian (either woody or sarge) on an old Umax S900
> (mac clone equivalent to about a 9600). My problem lies in the graphics
> card. It is an old ix Micro TwinTurbo 2mb card that Linux kernels don't
> support or so I've been told. I was able to find a few websites that
> mentioned altered kernels or drivers and source code but some of it was for
> old kernels (2.1.4) and it's all way over my head. Really I'm just a linux
> newbie that wants to get some audio software that I've heard of running.
> Can anyone give me a hand in some really easy to understand language (or
> possibly do some source code compiling for me?). Thanks.
The IMS Twin Turbo is a PCI-based frame buffer card bundled with
many Macintosh and compatible computers.
Is this the one ? If yes, it is built in into the 2.4.25 kernel debian
chips, and should provide you a working fbdev console.