Sounds & screen on 7200/90 w/kernel 2.2.2

P. Barrette barretp at mcmail.cis.McMaster.CA
Wed Mar 10 03:19:35 EST 1999

the only message regarding "platinum" I have is fb0: platinum frame buffer

Paul Barrette
Ph.D. Candidate Classics (Latin Literature)
System Administrator
McMaster University

On 8 Mar 1999 LinuxPPC-Dev at wrote:

> Hi,
> I just booted Linux kernel 2.2.2 on a 7200/90 and it's looking fairly good
> except for two problems.  First, I have a line across most of the screen
> about 2/3 down.  It's 1-2 pixels high.  This was in the (once-blue) boot screen
> as well as in the Xpmac display - it never goes away.
> In dmesg, I see: platinum_set_var: Not activating.
> Secondly, some of the sounds I have are very scratchy now.  Volume seems to
> be messed up.  I was hoping KDE 1.1pre sounds would work under this kernel,
> but no luck.  I'm using the RPMS someone made for R4.
> Thanks much,
> glen_stewart at

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