Re: X kills my powerbook
On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 10:00 +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 03:37:35PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > > Known bug in xorg 6.9, try to go back to 6.8 if you can.
> > > I don't know if 7.0 is ready or not (it is in experimental
> > > but not yet built for PPC).
> > I've fixed a lot of those problems in X.org CVS, I don't know if distro
> > picked them up yet, though you'll need 7.0 to run the fixed radeon
> > driver.
> This is not yet fixed in debian though, so right now we don't have a working X
> in those cases.
> Dear X team, could you maybe comment on when this fix will be added to the
> modular X tree, at least in the experimental version ?
The patch is included in xserver-xorg-video-ati SVN but hasn't been
uploaded to experimental yet. Ironically, it's incorrectly called
> I would rather it be backported to 6.9 asap, since i am not sure that
> 7.0 is installable fully right now, but i may be wrong.
First we need to verify that it fixes the issues with newer PowerBooks,
then we can worry about backporting.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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