Starting the arch/powerpc merge
panto at intracom.gr
Tue Sep 27 19:51:25 EST 2005
Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Pantelis Antoniou writes:
>>Count me in too; using a 970 in 32 bit mode, because of gentoo X.org
>>problems in 64 bit mode.
> I'm using an X.org server on a ppc64 kernel, and it all works,
> including DRI. Both 32-bit and 64-bit X server and clients work. We
> now have the 32-bit ioctl compatibility sorted out in the kernel DRM.
> So I don't think X is a reason to run a 32-bit kernel any more.
> What X.org problems do you see with a 64-bit kernel?
I didn't really tried a very recent kernel, I tried it about a month ago,
and it didn't work. Could be a gentoo problem for all I know.
Since I don't have time to debug these kind of problems, it's really nice
to know that it now works :).
No worries then.
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