Subject: Re: CVS commit: xsrc/xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/ati
To: David Brownlee <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 06/28/2004 17:28:02
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On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 08:24:02AM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, matthew green wrote:
> >i don't particularly understand the problem itself - i'm objecting
> >to it being applied with a hammer to all powerpc platforms when it's
> >(a) a complete hack (please clean up the magic number at least) and
> >(b) it's already working in older systems...
> 	Radeon Mobility chipsets are designed for low power laptop
> 	use. The chances of finding one in anything but a laptop are
> 	approximately zero.

my Powerbook G4 has exactly the same device as Manu's ibook, so this
probably needs to be done differently unless the hack works on
~everything with the same video hardware. I don't know if it works on
my Powerbook, I haven't had a chance to test it yet.


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