missing atyfb option in kernel 2.2.14pre9
dan_bethe at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 28 10:31:37 EST 1999
I would appreciate it if the members of the list
would answer the following issue in detail, because
I'm intending to organize all Powerbook documentation
for www.linuxppc.org. Thanks!
--- Michael <michael.fenske at arcormail.de> wrote:
> If I do 'make menuconfig' with the source from
> linuxcare.com.au version
> 2.2.14pre9, I can't select the atyfb driver, because
> there is no option
> for this driver. Who has stolen this option ;-)
I second that question, from a slightly different
angle. I have been collecting the kernel source from
mirrors of the official kernel.org. I get mine from
the SunSITE mirror on ftp.cdrom.com. When I do either
'make menuconfig' or 'make xconfig', I notice that
under the "console" section, there are two entries for
"ATI Mach 64". They are both identical, they're both
selected, and I cannot change their selections!
This has been true with kernel versions 2.2.10,
2.2.12, 2.2.13, and 2.3.22.
I have a Powerbook G3 Wallstreet series (May 1998)
and all development environment is from my stock
LinuxPPC R5 (not Q3) distribution. Is it imperative
for me to upgrade to Q3? I can do that.
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