Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Daniel Ostrow <dostrow@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] RE: Installing Gentoo on a Powermac G5
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 18:02:57
Message-Id: 1159984812.8162.0.camel@edge
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] RE: Installing Gentoo on a Powermac G5 by Joseph Jezak
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. > > > > 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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