[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: radeon driver updates for mac laptops

Also, FWIW, if you have a mac DESKTOP with a radeon card that needs
special quirks let me know.  Tell me what model it is, which radeon
chip it has (pci ids) and what connectors it has.


On 8/29/07, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher@gmail.com> wrote:
> Those of you with radeon based mac laptops please test the latest code
> in that ati git tree.  I recently added connector table and quirk
> information for mac laptops.  You will need at least xserver 1.3 and a
> recent version of xrandr (1.2.2 preferred) to test.
> As far as I can tell there are three apple laptop variants:
> ibook                              - LVDS, TVDAC drives TV or VGA via dongle
> powerbook-duallink   - LVDS, TV, External TMDS/Primary DAC
> powerbook                   - LVDS, TV, Internal TMDS/Primary DAC
> To test, add:
> Option "MacModel" "<string>"
> to the device section of your xorg config where <string> is one of the
> following:
> ibook
> powerbook-duallink
> powerbook
> powerbook-duallink indicates that it is one of the laptops that has
> dual link DVI rather than single link.  We can't yet init the external
> dual link TMDS directly, but if OF inits it, it should work.  I'm also
> not sure about some of the pll quirks for ibooks. those may not be
> needed in all cases.
> Please test and let me know how it goes, as I don't have any macs and
> we may need additional quirks or finer grained model info.  Also, make
> sure I'm cc'ed as I'm not on this list.
> Thanks!
> Alex

Reply to: