[lubuntu-users] lubuntu 14.04 ppc - graphics problem

marc marc.tuto at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 19:21:10 UTC 2016

 <farinet at ...> writes:

> Finally i got the ppc live-cd to work: But the graphics are heavvily
> messed up. Some windows - network manager e.g. - seems transparent and
> empty. Moving the windows is slow etc. And the cpu is working all time
> at 100% (therefore the fan is on and loud too!).
> I'm sure that's related to the video driver. Is there a setting i could
> put in to yaboot "on the fly" to hopefully correct/stabilize the
> display. The graphic card of the machine is a RV350/M10 (i think that's
> the same like a Radeon960/M10)
> Moreover, during the boot, i noticed there is a problem with the
> broadcom driver but i couldn't read the msg exactly. In any case
> something like: kernel modules for broadcom legacy ar missing.
> TIA for any pointer.

this is my solution, modify the xorg.conf.

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"	
	Device "Radeon9200"
	DefaultDepth 16

Section "Device"
    Identifier    "Radeon 9600"
    Driver        "radeon"
    BusID        "PCI:0:16:0"
    Option        "AGPMode" "1"
    Option        "GARTSize" "16"
    Option        "AccelMethod" "EXA"

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier    "Configured Monitor"
    Option        "DPMS"

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier    "Default Layout"
    Screen        "Screen0"

Section "DRI"
    Mode 0666

Section "Extensions"
    Option        "Composite" "Enable"

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