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SubjectRe: Fw: Re: 2.6.11-rc2-mm2
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On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 09:23 +0000, Sean Neakums wrote:

> Not to worry. I only ended up with modular radeonfb when I was trying
> to narrow down the cause of the boot hang.
>
> [...]
> > radeonfb built-in operations seem to be ok on my PowerBook3,5 (ATI M9
> > based), I'll try on a PowerBook5,4 (same as yours) tomorrow hopefully.
> >
> > Does the machine hang with the screen completely cleared ? Do you see
> > the penguin logo ? Did you try just using pmac_defconfig ?
>
> I seem some openpic messages and then the screen is cleared
> completely. Alas, I have the logo disabled in my configuration. I'll
> give pmac_defconfig a go this evening.
>
> I forgot to mention, after radeonfb failed to load as above, I fired
> up X. The display was unreadably corrupted, although the hardware
> cursor was fine and I could launch programs. Killing the X server did
> not return me to the console. I neglected to check if the machine was
> still accessible via the network.

X tend to be upset on macs if radeonfb hasn't pre-initialized the chip.
I think I fixed all of these problems in Xorg CVS tho.

Ben.


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