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The following reply was made to PR port-macppc/48600; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Michael <macallan%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-macppc/48600
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:20:16 -0500
On Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:55:01 +0000 (UTC)
scole_mail <scole_mail%gmx.com@localhost> wrote:
> After a lot of trial and error, I have some fixes to get console and
> X/wsfb working for 8/16/32 bpp and various resolutions. Virtual
> terminal switching also works (though I'm not responsible for that).
> Some other issue still remain
> - Right-Shift, Right-Option, Right-Command weren't working for me in
> X. I have apple adb keyboard but haven't looked into this yet
I added support for that in adbkbd a little while ago, by default all
ADB keyboard treat the right Alt/Control/Shift keys the same as the
left - it works at least on my Extended II ( not on my iBook, the right
shift is still identical to the left ). Might be worth sprinkling some
printf()s to figure out what exactly your keyboard type is.
> - Still need to test X with a mouse as I don't have one (yet) that
> works on my machine. I should be getting an adb one soon to try.
I have a cheap ohci card in my 7200.
> - I made various attempts to switch from 8bpp console to 16bpp X/wsfb
> but I couldn't get it to work. The wsfb man page seems to indicate
> changing resolutions or depths isn't supported. My work-around was
> to add
> #define PLATINUM_FB_DEPTH 16
> #define PLATINUM_FB_VMODE "800x600x75"
> at top of platinumfb.c.
Many of my drivers will switch depth on ioctl(WSDISPLAYIO_SMODE,
WSDISPLAYIO_MODE_DUMBFB) so X gets the colours and the console gets
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