Re: v2.2.12 and a bronze Powerbook G3

Subject: Re: v2.2.12 and a bronze Powerbook G3
From: Neil Jolly (
Date: Tue Oct 19 1999 - 06:57:22 MDT

Graham Leggett wrote:

> Jim Cole wrote:
> > Unless someone has better advice, you might want to try backing out your
> > BootX upgrade. I was able to boot the new kernel on the same model
> > PowerBook with no problems using the version of BootX that came off of
> > the CD (1.1.1 I think). You will want to leave "No Video Driver" checked
> > until you have things working correctly without acceleration. When you
> > reach that point, you will first need to modify your XF86Config file
> > and then reboot with kernel arguments defining your video mode.
> Hmmm - I have a feeling the problem might be related to the video mode
> not being passed to the kernel. Currently I don't pass anything that
> describes video.
> Is there some documentation or a HOWTO I should be reading to set this
> up?
> Regards,
> Graham has some good info on setting up
powerbook video that's specific to the lombard series, but contains some good
general info as well.

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