Re: PB G3 FBDev file?

Dan Burcaw (
Fri, 23 Apr 1999 21:32:32 -0600 (MDT)

Try the BootX kernel argument:

On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, perry wrote:

> Thanks, Rich. i followed your instructions, and sure 'nuff, i've got X
> working on my Powerbok G3. Woo Hoo! In addition to your suggestions, i
> uncommented the VideoRam setting right above the subsection i created, and
> changed it to 4096, which is the amount of VRAM in the powerbook G3. not
> sure if this is absolutely necessary, but it seemed like the right thing to
> do, so i did it and nothing complained.
> For Terrasoft... Gnome seems really slow, even on this 300MHz mac with
> 192MB of RAM! I assume that there's no video acceleration happening here on
> the powerbook's graphics chipset yet, right? is there any support for this
> out there, or any word on when it might be part of YDL [if it isn't
> already, maybe i'm missing something]? I just want something so that i
> can't see the windows slowly draw themselves every time i move a window or
> open an app.
> Oh, one more thing - what modifier keys do i use for 3-button mouse support
> on a one button mouse? do i have to specify this in a config file
> somewhere? I was very happy to note that my trackpad just worked without my
> having to fiddle with anything.
> thanks,
> -perry


Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.

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