On Fri, 28 Nov 2008, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 09:50:28PM +1100, Tim Connors wrote:
> > Package: linux-image-2.6.18-3-sparc64
> > Version: 2.6.18-8
> > Severity: important
> > Upon installing either of the sarge 2.6.8 or sid 2.6.18 kernels on my
> > Sun Ultra10 with a Creator 3D card (as well as onboard ati rage 128,
> > from my understanding), I get get a kernel that boots up without a
> > console. It seems to be a well known problem with a solution of
> > appending "video=atyfb
ff" to silo; perhaps this should be done by
> > default?
> > Furthermore (probably related?), apparently the ffb driver is
> > completely dead anyway from 2.6.8, and as such has been removed from
> > the kernel: http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/1/5/33
> > If they are the same problems, is there any chance of getting this
> > looked into? Presumably not being able to modprobe ffb (because it
> > doesn't exist) is the reason why we also don't have working DRM under
> > Xorg?
> Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?
> If you're running Etch, could you try to reproduce this bug
> with the 2.6.24 based kernel added in 4.0r4?
That machine has been decommisioned, so I am unable to test at this time.
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