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Re: Debian PPC test video problem with G5 Quad

On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 05:48:49PM +0200, Christian Zigotzky wrote:
> On 30.07.14, 13:05 Rick Thomas wrote:
> >Hi Keith,
> >
> >It’s definitely worth filing a bug.  (See reportbug(1) for details on the procedure.)  I guess, for lack of anything more precise, you should file it against package “installation-reports”.  It will (hopefully) be re-directed to a more appropriate package by the debian installer developers.
> >
> >I’m really glad to see that there’s still some interest in the Debian PowerPC port!
> There are a lot of people who have some interests in the Debian
> PowerPC port. ;-) On my AmigaOne X1000 PowerPC works Debian Sid very
> well.
> Screenshots:
> http://www.supertuxkart-amiga.de/amiga/Mate-A1-X1000.jpg
> http://www.supertuxkart-amiga.de/amiga/Debian64_A1-X1000.jpg
> http://www.supertuxkart-amiga.de/amiga/SuSE_Linux_5_QEMU_A1-X1000-2.jpg
> http://www.supertuxkart-amiga.de/amiga/SuSE_Linux_5_QEMU_A1-X1000.jpg
> http://www.supertuxkart-amiga.de/amiga/QEMU_PR_KVM_A1-X1000.jpg
> And it runs on Sam PowerPC boards.
> Screenshot:
> http://forum.hyperion-entertainment.biz/download/file.php?id=1272&mode=view
> A-EON developes a new PowerPC board and Debian will run on it.
> Links:
> http://www.a-eon.com/18-10-2013-3.pdf
> http://www.a-eon.com/18-10-2013-1.pdf
> http://www.a-eon.com/News_Release_A1-X5000.pdf
> The Debian PowerPC port has a great future!

So given they are using the e5500 core for the X5000, I guess it won't
work with the ppc64 debian port until they are done remomving the vmx
requirement.  The X1000 should work with it just fine though.

Len Sorensen

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