new G4 dual 1 gig is here - how to install?
Kevin B. Hendricks
khendricks at ivey.uwo.ca
Fri Feb 15 00:53:13 EST 2002
I hooked up an 17inch CRT and the DFP flat panel to the ATI 7500.
Then I tried booting linux, here are some excerpts from the dmesg log
radeonfb: ref_clk = 2700, ref_div = 12, xclk = 20025 from OF
ATI Radeon 7500 QW DDR SGRAM 32MB
radeonfb: DVI port no monitor connected
CRT port no monitor connected
So it looks like it can't detect which port to use and defaults to CRT?
I will just hack the driver to force use of DVI and try to work around
this issue so that I don't need 2 monitors connected.
But Here is the interesting line that I can't figure out
no framebuffer address found for
/pci at f0000000/ATY,BlueStoneParent at 10,ATY,BlueStone_B
So it looks like there is some other ATI device in the system that I
don't understand where or what it is. I see both entries for this
BlueStone thing and entries for the Radeon 7500 in the device tree.
Also, interestingly enough, SOUND is out of control on this new
machine. A beep comes out at ear-shattering levels no matter what I
do. I do believe something has changed when it comes ot sound in these
I will try to dump the OF device tree and get the dmesg log posted so
that anyone interested can take a look at things to look for interesting
So I am progressing ....
Anything anyone wants me to dump, just let me know and I will try to
provide the info they need.
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