Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Louis Hey <cnt5@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg not working.
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 22:59:16
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg not working. by darren kirby
darren kirby wrote:
> Yeah well, me again. Seems I'm the only one having trouble with PPC these > days. > > 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: > > > > xorg-x11-7.1 > mesa-6.5-r3 > xf86-video-ati-6.6.3 > > PowerMac G5 2x 2.0GHz > Ati Radeon 9600 > 23" Apple Cinema Display > > I would appreciate any ideas. > > -d >
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 every time Good Luck -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg not working. Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] xorg not working. darren kirby <bulliver@×××××××××××.org>