Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] RE: Installing Gentoo on a Powermac G5
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 02:12:11
Message-Id: 45231831.9090809@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] RE: Installing Gentoo on a Powermac G5 by David Gurvich
David Gurvich wrote:
> For xorg you need to place the following in make.conf > VIDEO_CARDS="radeon" #Thats for the video driver > INPUT_DEVICES="keyboard mouse" #optionally you could add evdev to test. > > If you decide to use xorg-7.1: > > The ati driver patch is here for xf86-video-ati-6.6.2. > http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=146706 > All it does is some sanity checking. Otherwise, the driver assumes an x86 > VESA Bios and generates useless values. Developers are waiting on the patch > to see if this or something else is used upstream.
It's also not needed on all ATI cards (works fine here without it), I'd give it a try before patching. -Joe -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] RE: Installing Gentoo on a Powermac G5 Daniel Ostrow <dostrow@g.o>