Re: radeon driver updates for mac laptops
On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 19:04 +0200, Eugen Dedu wrote:
> May /proc/cpuinfo be used?
> snoopy:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
> processor : 0
> cpu : 7447/7457, altivec supported
> clock : 612.000000MHz
> revision : 0.1 (pvr 8002 0101)
> bogomips : 36.73
> timebase : 18432000
> platform : PowerMac
> machine : PowerBook5,2
> motherboard : PowerBook5,2 MacRISC3 Power Macintosh
> detected as : 287 (PowerBook G4 15")
> pmac flags : 0000001b
> L2 cache : 512K unified
> pmac-generation : NewWorld
> This makes a difference between ibook and powerbook.
Yes, I'm planning to use this for sane default values of Option
"MacModel" when I get time, but feel free to beat me to it.
> As for duallink or not, you may then consider ibook or powerbook by
> default. If the user wants to use duallink, it can explicitly write
> powerbook-duallink in xorg.conf.
duallink or not is not an option like that - things work with only one
case or the other depending on the hardware.
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