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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
Subject: Re: xorg.conf for Mac G4 mini
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 11:32:10 -0400
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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