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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg.conf for Mac G4 mini
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 15:35:24
Message-Id: 4A5F47FA.1030104@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg.conf for Mac G4 mini by Joseph Jezak
Joseph Jezak wrote:
> David Friedlander wrote: > >> Hello, all! >> >> I'm having the damnedest time getting X to run on my Mac Mini 1.25Ghz >> (Radeon 9200 processor). I've wasted a lot of time following various >> web instructions, but to no avail. One issue, of course, is the right >> xorg.conf file. Another one may be (in some people's opinion is) >> arguments to the Linux kernel/yaboot. >> >> I see on this list that there has been some discussion on this >> subject. However, the configuration files that apparently were once >> posted on web sites are no longer available. >> >> I wonder if anyone who has done this would be willing to part with the >> sacred mysteries. >> >> David >> >> > To begin with, as directed in the Gentoo PPC FAQ, make sure that you've > set the correct framebuffer device. You can check which one you have set > by running Xorgautoconfig --dump. If you could paste that info into a > message, that would be helpful too. What exactly is the problem that > you're having? Most machines actually configure themselves automatically > now without an xorg.conf file. > > -Joe > >
Haha, I can tell it's been a while since I've helped people with X issues. :) The application you should be using for X issues is "xac" now, which replaced Xorgautoconfig. I wrote both of them, you'd think I'd be able to keep it straight... -Joe

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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg.conf for Mac G4 mini David Friedlander <david@×××××××××.net>