Subject: Re: -current stopped booting on Power Mac G4
To: Michael <email@example.com>
From: Michael <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/2004 08:47:51
> - I found out why XFree leaves a fscked up console on G4s - simply because UniNorth doesn't seem to map IO space into memory as
> it's supposed to do ( and bandit does ). So vgahw can't store any video state, let alone write it back.
Doh, that's wrong. The Radeon's IO registers were disabled in PCI config register 4. I didn't check when sending this because I was so darn convinced that PCI configuration enables it. Anyway, the result is the same - vgahw reads/writes bogus and the console isn't restored when X exits.