Re: Hard Crash Xserver on Powerbook (Pismo) Sid
>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Morris <email@example.com> writes:
Brian> but its interesting you can't even ping in. I wonder if that
Brian> could be a kernel bug, the driver problem shouldn't kill the
Brian> whole OS, should it ?
It certainly will if the video driver is living in kernel space. It's
almost definitely living in kernel space.
Brian> however if you start the server remotely you may see error
Brian> messages which otherwise are covered up and lost. I did that
Brian> before too.
Brian> just lazy now and a bit discouraged around obsolence issues
Brian> in Debian in general not knowing if it is powerpc or debian
Brian> or what. Anyway it has been a rather disappointing year for
Brian> me with Debian and LInux with breakages over
Brian> incompatibilities. Now I understand why some people keep a
Brian> copy of old-stable around (which is Etch right now).
I'm worried about the PPC platform too, but I've got this G5, and it