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Re: Power Mac G5 & Radeon X1900 - driver problem

On 9/26/11, John Ames <commodorejohn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay, coming back to this, I tried the suggestion to disable KMS, by
> adding the line:
> append="radeon.modeset=0"
> to the appropriate image in yaboot.conf. This takes care of the total
> hang, such that I can now boot into single-user mode without problems,
> but leaves me in need of a xorg.conf file in order to start X. Xorg
> -configure does create a semi-filled-in template that at least has the
> card's PCI bus ID and driver name, but it errors out because "number
> of created screens does not match number of detected devices" and
> leaves the rest blank. Can someone explain to me how to deal with
> this, or point me to a resource on rolling one's own xorg.conf?
> On 9/8/11, Gerhard Schromm
> <gschromm-spam@expires-2011-12-31.arcornews.de> wrote:
>> On  6 Sep 2011, Michel Dänzer wrote:
>>> On Die, 2011-09-06 at 17:24 +0200, Gerhard Schromm wrote:
>>>> Setting radeon.agpmode to 1  in yaboot.conf solved the problem.
>>> That's a different problem, which might be fixed in current kernels.
>> Indeed, it boots without that.
>> bye Gerhard
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