Re: Power Mac G5 & Radeon X1900 - driver problem
On 9/29/11, Michel Dänzer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mit, 2011-09-28 at 14:02 -0500, John Ames wrote:
>> Can you explain why that would be? It recognizes the card correctly
>> and the radeon driver page claims support for it,
> For the Mac edition? That would be an error I'm afraid.
>> it even does framebuffer console correctly,
> That must be using OFfb, a generic framebuffer device which uses the
> video mode set by OpenFirmware.
>> the only time it runs into problems is when it tries to start X. Is it
>> a PPC thing? I thought ATOM BIOS was platform-independent?
> The problem is precisely that the card doesn't have an ATOM BIOS ROM
> image but a non-standard one.
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