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From: Daniel Ostrow <dostrow@g.o>
Subject: Re: RE: Installing Gentoo on a Powermac G5
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 11:00:12 -0700
On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 22:10 -0400, Joseph Jezak wrote:
> 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.

As of around 16 hours ago version 6.6.3 of the driver hit the tree that
seems to fix the open issues.

--Dan
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