Subject: Re: Sound on a Powerbook G3
From: Graham Leggett (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Oct 19 1999 - 13:13:42 MDT
Rob Comstock wrote:
> I managed to have sound working on my '99 pwr book G3 by switch
> from bootx1.1.1 to bootx1.1.3, The 1.1.3 version is located at:
> ftp://ftp.yellowdoglinux.com/pub/yellowdog/utilities/BootX 1.1.3.sit
> Don'n know why this is required but thought I saw a message to this
> effect on this list...
> I am using xmms to play MP3 files and it all works flawlessly!
I am using v1.1.3 of BootX, but still no sound.
I am missing the /dev/dsp device. Anyone know how to create this?
Does esd (E sound daemon) work under YDL?
> Now if we could get mouse buttons 2/3 emulation working or have
> external USB mouse support in place I would be willing to drop
> usage of my x86 laptop!
I just got my 3 button (actually 2 button + wheel) USB mouse working
great with my Powerbook by using the XF86Config file at
It also includes a description of how to set up both a USB mouse and the
trackpad at the same time. I haven't tried it yet, but I will...
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