Re: v2.2.12 and a bronze Powerbook G3

Subject: Re: v2.2.12 and a bronze Powerbook G3
From: Jim Cole (
Date: Tue Oct 19 1999 - 12:59:41 MDT

Graham Leggett's bits of Tue, 19 Oct 1999 translated to:

> > 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.

You don't need to pass any video mode parameters if "No Video Driver" is
checked. You "should" be able to just boot the new kernel without
hardware acceleration, and then start playing with the setup for


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