Fwd: Success: PPC 14.04 with the desktop freeze/radeon driver

Boris Reinhard reinhard.boris at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 1 16:06:40 UTC 2014


sudo nano /etc/yaboot.conf

add these to the append=”” lines and save changes to the file, after that

sudo ybin -v

and after a reboot it all should stick :)
Am 01.11.2014 16:04 schrieb "Fritz Hudnut" <este.el.paz at gmail.com>:

> Forwarding this: top posted comment: Boris R. has been giving me some
> pointers towards getting 14.04 PPC into more use-able state on my G4 iBook
> . . . seems to have made a difference using "Linux video=ofonly
> radeon.agpmode=-1"  at the second Yaboot window . . . now I would wonder
> how to make that param semi-permanent . . . .  Even seems to have brought
> "suspend" somewhat back . . . this morning did not "revive" . . . but
> posibly due to battery old age.
>
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> "- don't! My understanding was using "radeonfb" conflicts with KMS which
> we want to use nowadays, so try to leave it out and instead use only
> "video=ofonly radeon.agpmode=-1""
>
> Boris:
>
> Good news!!!
>
> Alrighty, since I didn't combine those two items before I did it, and
> right away the fan started blowing . . . and I have a number of windows
> open, so this is much further than I've gotten before.  Seems like the
> "agp" params were **not*** carried over from the LiveDVD installer?
>
> Anyway, thanks, I'll play around with it, see if "suspend" will work,
> etc.  Then I guess I would need your instruction on how to make these
> params "permanent"?????
>
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