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From: Daniel Egger <>
To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
Cc: Dustin Lang <>,
	Linux Kernel list <>
Subject: Re: Re:No backlight control on PowerBook G4
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2003 11:43:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1067941579.16778.5.camel@sonja> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1067896476.692.36.camel@gaston>

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Am Mon, den 03.11.2003 schrieb Benjamin Herrenschmidt um 22:54:

> It works with up to date stuffs. That is my latest 2.6 tree with
> radeonfb and XFree from CVS. Part of the problem is that the firmware
> sets up a tiled display. I updated my radeonfb to "clear" the
> various SURFACE_* translation registers (among other fixes).

I've the most recent X but up to now I've tried your 2.4 branch where
radeonfb doesn't work, so I was using offb.

> Yup. I need to figure that out. It's possible that it does like a G5,
> that is boot full speed when you auto-boot and low speed when you boot
> via OF user interface. There may be need for some thermal control as
> well.

This would be so cool.

> The "N" thing is normal. Apple hacked so that only DHCP servers which
> know about some special Apple extensions can be used when doing that.

I believe for this there are patches floating aroung which teach the ISC
DHCPd new parameters. There are also config snipplets which let one
configure using decimal notation of the attributes; will try.

> The easy work around is to use the syntax:
> enet:x.x.x.x,file

Yupp, this is what I'm doing...


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  reply	other threads:[~2003-11-04 10:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-02 19:23 No backlight control on PowerBook G4 Dustin Lang
2003-11-03  0:45 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-03  8:51   ` Dustin Lang
2003-11-03  9:04     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-03 16:57   ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-03 21:54     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-04 10:43       ` Daniel Egger [this message]
2003-11-04 20:05       ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-06  0:28         ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-06  8:01           ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-06  8:16             ` Dustin Lang
2003-11-06  8:26             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-06  9:36               ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-07  9:50           ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-09  2:59             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2003-11-09  9:55               ` Daniel Egger
2003-11-09 11:03                 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt

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