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From: "Mark Knecht" <markknecht@...>
Subject: Re: Mac Mini PPC - Is this the right list?
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 07:26:28 -0700
Good morning Matt,


On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 5:06 PM, matt hull <mattmatteh@...> wrote:
<SNIP>
>
>  boot with these 3 combinations:  ofonly, radeonfb, {none} then for each,
> cat /proc/fb and cat /sys/class/graphics/fb0/name.   if the screen is un
> readable, then ssh in and find out.
>

Booted apple video=ofonly   Screen looks good.

livecd ~ # cat /proc/fb
0 OFfb ATY,RockHo
livecd ~ # cat /sys/class/graphics/fb0/name
OFfb ATY,RockHo
livecd ~ #


Booted apple video=radeonfb   Screen looks bad

livecd ~ # cat /proc/fb
0 ATI Radeon Yb
1 VGA16 VGA
livecd ~ # cat /sys/class/graphics/fb0/name
ATI Radeon Yb
livecd ~ #


Booted apple video=radeonfb   Screen looks bad

livecd ~ # cat /proc/fb
0 ATI Radeon Yb
1 VGA16 VGA
livecd ~ # cat /sys/class/graphics/fb0/name
ATI Radeon Yb
livecd ~ #


So even though the chip is a Radeon it doesn't seem to be a good frame
buffer choice.

livecd ~ # lspci | grep VGA
0000:00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280
[Radeon 9200] (rev 01)
livecd ~ #

I noticed the list of video options when I boot are:

ofonly, radeonfb, rivafb, atyfb, aty128fb, tdfxfb

so I tried all of them. The only one that works nicely is 'ofonly'.

Hopefully the info above will be enough to give me some pointers.

Thanks,
Mark
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-- matt hull
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-- Mark Knecht
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