new G4 dual 1 gig is here - how to install?

benh at benh at
Fri Feb 15 05:08:12 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
>(hand typed)
>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

That's just the second head, your card is dual head message
is normal.

>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
>new systems.

Maybe yet another crappy tumbler setup ? Make sure you use my
latest kernel, I also started adding some 7455 support & cleaned
up the NAP/DOZE/idle thing.


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