Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alpha

From: Brian Parkhurst <brianp@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Cc: "X.Org Devel List" <xorg-devel@×××××××××××××××××.org>, Linux on Alpha processors <axp-list@××××××.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] Need X testers on Alpha. I think we've got it this time.
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2009 23:06:56
In Reply to: [gentoo-alpha] Need X testers on Alpha. I think we've got it this time. by Matt Turner
I have an alpha DS-20e at home with a permedia i2pv card, however I can
pull it and put in a older PCI radeon card to test with.  I also have an
older Matrox card I can test with..

2.6.27-gentoo-r9 #4 SMP Sun Apr 5 21:10:02 PDT 2009 alpha EV67 Tsunami

On Wed, 2009-10-07 at 18:52 -0400, Matt Turner wrote:
> Hi, > I need a few people to test X on Alpha. Michael Cree found what we > believe is the commit that broke X and also provided a patch to fix > some undefined references. We just need to confirm that these changes > make X work again and then we'll get them pulled into master and the > 1.7 branch in time for 1.7.1 > > I'd especially like testers for: > - Radeon, varying generations, both user mode setting and kernel mode setting > - Matrox > > Testers on non-BWX alphas would also be quite nice, since the last > round of email seemed to show that you do in fact exist. > > My xserver repo is available at > and contains the > patches we think will fix it. > > Hats off to Michael Cree. :) > > Thanks, > Matt Turner > > PS: Click Reply-___All___ since I've cross posted. >
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Re: [gentoo-alpha] Need X testers on Alpha. I think we've got it this time. Matt Turner <mattst88@×××××.com>