Need a Linux PPC kernel which supports the Radeon Mobility 9600

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Sun Oct 12 20:07:41 EST 2003

On Sat, 2003-10-11 at 23:44, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> Hi,
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt writes:
> > I just fixed that in my 2.6 and I'll backport to 2.4 soon
> I compiled the latest version of that tree in order to get radeonfb
> working on my 17" Powerbook.  A few questions:
> 1. The resulting kernel is more than 30MB in size.  Is this normal?

That's not normal, something must be wrong in your kernel build

> 2. The accelerated framebuffer has the right size, but flickers a lot.
>    offb works fine.

What do you mean by "flickers" ? Can you send me the dmesg output ?

> 3. XFree86 from Debian/unstable doesn't work whatever I do, I presume
>    something along the lines of 4.3.99 would be the appropriate
>    version?  If yes, from which source?

Yes, you need something more recent like Michel DRI snapshots


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