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Re: testing on Ultra 5

On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 07:47:40PM -0400, Sean Callanan wrote:
> Dear mailing list:
> I have a Sun Ultra 5 and recently tried a complete upgrade to testing 
> (using apt-get dist-upgrade). Aside from the normal problems (which I 
> took in stride, given that this is testing, after all) I discovered that 
> X did not work. It said it could not detect the ATI video card, then 
> giving very specific PCI information.
> I'm guessing the server gets the PCI info from the kernel, but then 
> can't do anything with it.
> I have an ATI Mach64 PCI card, with which I know X 4.1.0 works (using 
> the Debian patch provided by DaveM, I recompiled the sucka and it 
> worked). I have since reinstalled stable, but I just wanted to give you 
> folks a heads-up.

The log in /var/log/XFree86.log would have proven useful. I know that X
from testing works out-of-the-box on Ultra5 (I have one).

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