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Re: Hard Crash Xserver on Powerbook (Pismo) Sid

>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Morris <cymraegish@gmail.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
still works...

Also Brian

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