Re: PowerBook5,6? (was: Mac mini)
On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 17:07 +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 04:56:18PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 08:44 +0200, Colin Leroy wrote:
> > > On Thu, 07 Apr 2005 15:48:43 +1000
> > > Benjamin Herrenschmidt <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > the nice toy is unfortunately ... back at Apple for repairs.
> > >
> > > Ah, the joys of Apple's Rev A hardware :)
> > Heh... well, yesterday, I also finally got to play with the iMac G5 that
> > IBM ordered a while ago (just delivered) and ... it was DOA (Dead On
> > Arrival). A nice brick, but still a brick ... going back to Apple too :(
> Seems you have bad luck with getting new apple hardware to be bale to hack it.
> So did you get your hands on a Powerbook5,6 meanwhile ? ;-)
Not yet. We have ordered one for a co-worker but it hasn't been
> I though you had mentioned that a friend of yours had ordered one
> and it would be ironic if this also would have gone back apple...
> I am having a post Februaray Powerbook5,6 here with German keyboard
> and having sound and better sleep support would be great.
> Someone told me that xorg releases could do external SVGA mirroring
> for the previous powerbook models 15" with ati. Did somebody test this
> with the new February Powerbook 15" model?
It should work
> lspci -v
> 0000:00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10] (prog-if 00 [VGA])
> Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10]
> Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 255, IRQ 48
> Memory at b8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
> I/O ports at 802400 [size=256]
> Memory at b0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
> Expansion ROM at f1000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
> Capabilities:  AGP version 2.0
> Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <firstname.lastname@example.org>