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darren kirby wrote:
> Yeah well, me again. Seems I'm the only one having trouble with PPC these
> I got Xorg 7.1, fluxbox, and KDE installed. After creating an xorg.conf with
> Xorgautoconfig I quickly realized I indeed had the problem hinted at re: VGA
> BIOS. So I ~ppc64 keyworded xf86-video-ati and emerged version 6.6.3 which
> applies the patch that was also hinted at. The results are identical however.
> X starts and is running, as is fluxbox, but there is nothing on my screen.
> The only difference is that this time the power LED on my montor goes out
> when I start X, whereas before it stayed on.
> Also, there is a difference in Xorg.0.log: X now seems to think that I have a
> second CRT monitor attached!?
> (II) RADEON(0): Primary:
> Monitor -- TMDS
> Connector -- DVI-D
> DAC Type -- TVDAC/ExtDAC
> TMDS Type -- Internal
> DDC Type -- DVI_DDC
> (II) RADEON(0): Secondary:
> Monitor -- CRT
> Connector -- VGA
> DAC Type -- Primary
> TMDS Type -- External
> DDC Type -- VGA_DDC
> I have tried with the default xorg.conf that was generated, and I tried all
> manner of tweaks that I gleamed from gentoo-wiki, "man xorg.conf", and "man
> radeon". I have tried commenting and uncommenting individual "Options" from
> xorg.conf but the result is always the same.
> I have tried dropping down to 16 bit color depth and down to 1600x1024
> resolution, with no joy.
> Can anyone even confirm that they have gotten an 23" cinema display and a
> radeon 9600 to work with Xorg? I would _really_ love to see your xorg.conf if
> you have.
> I don't know what else to say. There are no errors in my log (though there are
> some warnings). If you want/need further information just let me know...
> I have posted the log and my current conf file in my webspace:
> PowerMac G5 2x 2.0GHz
> Ati Radeon 9600
> 23" Apple Cinema Display
> I would appreciate any ideas.
Try Xorgconfig auto will not work for my mac I have Dual 1.8 17 Studio
also check the video ram amount That has helped to get X running fine
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