Re: installing from source

2005-01-25 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il giorno mar, 25-01-2005 alle 08:26 -0500, O. T. Suarez ha scritto: Hi: I want to know where can I set up system-wide options if I intend to install packages from source (and where do I find a list of available options). Things like setting up the processor type and (possible)

Re: comparing x86 and powerpc laptops

2003-04-09 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
I currently own an iBook2, and have often wondered if it would have been a better plan to go for a laptop with support for `multimedia' activities (e.g. Altivec in a G4), and also whether I would have a copy of gcc that would allow me to take advantage of such hardware. Hi Ed, I actually

XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi, I have a powerbook3,5 with a PowerPC g4 and radeon M9. When I close the lid, the system crashes showing something like a monitor prompt. This is happening only from when I switched to the -ben10 kernel. I did many tries, using drm-trunk server and modules, using XFree86 4.3.0 from Daniel

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 11:15, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 10:27, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Hi, I have a powerbook3,5 with a PowerPC g4 and radeon M9. When I close the lid, the system crashes showing something like a monitor prompt. What does that prompt

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 13:16, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 12:32, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 11:15, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 10:27, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Hi, I have a powerbook3,5 with a PowerPC g4

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 13:16, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: ... Do you have AGP enabled ? What other driver do you have ? some USB stuffs ? more informations from XFree86.0.log: grep -i agp /var/log/XF*log | tail -11 (--) RADEON(0): Chipset: ATI Radeon Mobility M9 Lf (AGP) (ChipID =

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mer, 2003-04-16 alle 03:47, Michel Dänzer ha scritto: On Die, 2003-04-15 at 14:10, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 13:16, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: Do you have AGP enabled ? [...] How do I check it? agpgart is loaded, but in Xfree86.0.log: AGP failed

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mer, 2003-04-16 alle 03:47, Michel Dänzer ha scritto: On Die, 2003-04-15 at 14:10, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 13:16, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: Do you have AGP enabled ? [...] How do I check it? agpgart is loaded, but in Xfree86.0.log: AGP failed

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mer, 2003-04-16 alle 13:13, Michel Dänzer ha scritto: ... XFree86 trunk != DRI trunk != drm-trunk-module-src The DRM doesn't work with the UniNorth agpgart yet without http://www.penguinppc.org/~daenzer/DRI/drm-ioremapagp.diff . You are right, I didn't know that, but I tried the

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mer, 2003-04-16 alle 19:03, Giuseppe Sacco ha scritto: Il mer, 2003-04-16 alle 13:13, Michel Dänzer ha scritto: ... XFree86 trunk != DRI trunk != drm-trunk-module-src The DRM doesn't work with the UniNorth agpgart yet without http://www.penguinppc.org/~daenzer/DRI/drm-ioremapagp.diff

Re: can someone make a boot image with new kernel (2.4.20) $re imac 17 1ghz

2003-04-20 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il sab, 2003-04-19 alle 23:05, pippo poppo ha scritto: can someone make a boot image with new kernel (2.4.20)? so i can install debian on my imac 17 1ghz Did you try http://people.debian.org/~branden/ibook/ ? I installed that way a Titanium G4 867Mhz 17 without problems. Then you may get

Re: XFree86 not sleeping using -ben10 on a powerbook3,5

2003-04-24 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 14:10, Giuseppe Sacco ha scritto: Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 13:16, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 12:32, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Il mar, 2003-04-15 alle 11:15, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 10:27, Giuseppe Sacco

Re: [OT] mplayer

2003-05-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il ven, 2003-05-16 alle 18:23, Stefano Zacchiroli ha scritto: I've rebuilt mplayer from sources on a powerbook 15 1GHz with 1Gb RAM (obviously a Debian box :-) I'm unable to see decently DVD, I get the usual message your system is too slow. Hi Stefano, have a look at

Re: mol: emulation.S: too many positional arguments

2003-06-14 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il sab, 2003-06-14 alle 04:41, Tom Vier ha scritto: i've tried the latest version and debian's mol-source-package, using gcc 2.95 and 3.3. i'm using 2.4.21 headers. was an asm macro changed between 2.4.20 and 2.4.21? does anyone have a patch for mol to bring it up to date for 2.4.21? I had

Re: mol runs, but won't boot

2003-06-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il dom, 2003-06-15 alle 19:54, Tom Vier ha scritto: i've tried booting an os9 boot cd, but it just flashes the disk+question mark icon. i'm using the version from testing. it does complain that drivers/blk.nw is missing, now that i've checked. i assume that's the blkdev emulator for newworld

unmotivated crash

2003-06-17 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi, I recently upgraded to the new kernel 2.4.20-rc3-ben0 and to the new compiler gcc-3.3 on a powerbook g4 15 (Radeon). In a few days I got two crashes in exactly the same way: I had some application running and, from the wmaker menu, I ran a new rxvt. This is something I usually do, but twice

Re: gnome2.2 broken?

2003-06-21 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Sabato, 21 Giu 2003, alle 21:39 Europe/Rome, Grzesiek Sedek ha scritto: Hi, I wonder if anyone expierienced problems with nautulitus and evolution recently? After upgrade on thursday nothing happened, but when I've rebooted my ibook gnome spit out some errors (nautlitius cant be startet) all

kernel panic

2003-06-24 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi people, lately I got many kernel panic using 2.4.21-ben1 kernel compiled with gcc-3.3 and with gcc-2.95. The message I get at the monitor prompt is kernel bug at page_alloc.c:106! vector: 0 at pc=c0034c64, lr=c0034c64 msr=9032, sp=dc5dfde0 [dc5dfd18] current=dc5de000, pid=447, comm=XFree86

Re: kernel panic

2003-06-25 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Mercoledì, 25 Giu 2003, alle 01:33 Europe/Rome, Benjamin Herrenschmidt ha scritto: On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 16:08, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Hi people, lately I got many kernel panic using 2.4.21-ben1 kernel compiled with gcc-3.3 and with gcc-2.95. The message I get at the monitor prompt is kernel

wi fi 802.11g network

2003-08-12 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi, I am looking for a network solution to be used with debian. I would like to connect some debian machines (2 i386 laptop, 1 powerbook) using the 802.11g wifi. The powerbook is a G4 15 that is enabled for airport (802.11b) but not for airport extreme (802.11g), so I decided to get three PCMCIA

kernel panic with latest 2.4.22-ben1 from CVS

2003-08-30 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
I just rsync'd from CVS the latest kernel and got a kernel panic during boot. The last line printed is Serial driver version enabled the I get the internal monitor. The backtrace is c031c14d c02dde2c c02ca4d4 c000400c c0008bed symbol map: c0008bec __main c0003ff8 init c02ca4ac do_initcalls

Re: kernel panic with latest 2.4.22-ben1 from CVS

2003-09-04 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il dom, 2003-08-31 alle 10:12, Pander ha scritto: Same here on PowerBook G4 12 Didn't change any settings in .config The problem seems to be solved in 2.4.22-ben2. The new kernel boots without problem, but then it panics when closing the lid (in the pmud task). Do you experience the same

new kernel panic

2003-09-05 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
... still panic ... I was syncing JPilot with an external PalmOS device, via USB, when I got this kernel panic: vector: 300 at pc = e30088b4, lr = e30088a4 msr = 9032, sp = dfe77ee0 [dfe77e30] dar = 99c, dsisr = 4200 current = dfe76000, pid = 8, comm = kbubd mon t backtrace: e30088a4

Re: kernel panic with latest 2.4.22-ben1 from CVS

2003-09-05 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
On Thu, 2003-09-04 at 18:57, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Il dom, 2003-08-31 alle 10:12, Pander ha scritto: Same here on PowerBook G4 12 Didn't change any settings in .config The problem seems to be solved in 2.4.22-ben2. The new kernel boots without problem, but then it panics when closing

Re: debian on ibook g4??

2003-11-30 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il dom, 2003-11-30 alle 12:23, fabrizio messina ha scritto: hi all, some people just installed debian gnu linux on ibook g4? Yes, some of them are completely supported, other are less supported. What model do you have? the question is: do you think this machine will work faster with

cannot compile latest 2.4-benh kernel

2003-12-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi all, today I rsync'd from linux-2.4-benh and I tried to compile the kernel. I get some errors that I cannot fix. Could anyone help me? gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4-benh/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -fomit-frame-pointer

Re: cannot compile latest 2.4-benh kernel

2003-12-16 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mar, 2003-12-16 alle 19:45, Joe Malik ha scritto: On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 03:05:42PM +0100, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: Hi all, today I rsync'd from linux-2.4-benh and I tried to compile the kernel. I get some errors that I cannot fix. Could anyone help me? gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src

new cdrom burner on powerbook doesn't work

2004-10-23 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi all, I just replaced the internal cdrom of a powerbook itanium g4. The previous one stopped working some months ago when the laptop fallen down :-( The new one (CD/DVD reader, CD writer) is the same model as the previous one (8121A) and it works quite well sith MacOSX. With my Sarge I may

pcmcia with 2.4.32-ben1

2004-01-01 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi all, I have a SCSI pcmcia card that needs the sym53c500_cs. Actually I have PCMCIA support built in the kernel and alls PCMCIA SCSI driver built as modules, but when I insert the card I see, in syslog: cardmgr[503]: socket 0: New Media Bus Toaster SCSI cardmgr[503]: executing: 'modprobe

Re: Debian 3 disk 1 bootable?

2004-01-08 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mer, 2004-01-07 alle 22:14, Gaétan Quentin ha scritto: At least i tried to download woody...with jigdo...without success. There are 107 missing files, whichever mirror i use did you use both debian and debian-non-US sources? I do use jigdo regularly on both i386 and powerpc arches fo

Re: Kernel compilation fails

2004-01-21 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il mar, 2004-01-20 alle 23:32, Michael Rex ha scritto: Quoth marco [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Ok... I have the SAME problem since a month or more. I used to compile my kernels from there. I'm using MOL and I need to upgrade it... Compiling the mol-modules needs the source code of the kernel you

Re: Re: Build errors for 2.4.25-ben1

2004-02-24 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
In-Reply-To=[EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi Wolfgang, today rsync from rsync.penguinppc.org::linux-2.4-benh give me to the same error you had some days ago: [...] cp vmlinux debian/tmp-image/boot/vmlinux-2.4.25-ben1 chmod 644 debian/tmp-image/boot/vmlinux-2.4.25-ben1 cp arch/ppc/boot/images/vmlinux.coff

powerpc and cdrecord with kernel 2.6

2004-11-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hi all, I have a powerbook G4 where I get all sort of errors using cdrecord. Sometimes i do not get any error but the burned CD isn't readable. I have similar problems even on i386 and I inquired the cdrecord author. He said that there are some problems in kernels from, at least, 2.6.8. Since

Re: powerpc and cdrecord with kernel 2.6

2004-11-15 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il giorno mar, 16-11-2004 alle 00:38 +0100, Sven Luther ha scritto: On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 08:52:33PM +0100, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: [...] Sometimes i do not get any error but the burned CD isn't readable. I have similar problems even on i386 and I inquired the cdrecord author. He said

Re: jdk for ppc

2004-11-28 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il giorno sab, 27-11-2004 alle 18:20 -0800, Andrea Giusto ha scritto: On Saturday 27 November 2004 01:56 am, Sven Luther wrote: [...] Ok, sorry for being so stupid but I can't figure it out by myself :( I downloaded IBM-Java2-1.4.2-PowerPC. If I get in j2re and run ./java -version it seems

Re: Some problems in the daily use of a Debian System

2004-12-02 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il giorno mer, 01-12-2004 alle 19:37 +0100, Pablo Gil ha scritto: 2.6.8. I've been told that this a really bad kernel for cd writing as well. Is it true? I tried many times, but I never managed to burn a data cd using 2.6.8, while I made once a audio CD and it worked. Bye, Giuseppe

Re: Cloning to an external video projector...

2005-01-06 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Il giorno gio, 06-01-2005 alle 12:30 +0100, Arnaud Vandyck ha scritto: Hi, I'd have to make a presentation tomorrow (yes!) and I'd like to make it on my Debian PowerBook ;-) The presentation is about a training in Linux and the whole session (6 month, full time) will be on Debian boxes!

debian on apple powerbook

2020-06-29 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello, I just installed (again) debian on an Apple PowerBook G4. It is a quite old machine, but it fits my requirements. After having installed the latest supported Debian release, I upgraded to sid using the ports archive. A few think do not work, so I am asking how to fix them, if possible.

Re: debian on apple powerbook

2020-06-30 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello Jeroen, thank you for your hints. The first about the battery worked immediately, while the second about the sound didn't. Il giorno mar, 30/06/2020 alle 08.17 +0200, Jeroen Diederen ha scritto: [...] > sound: > To get sound working install alsa-utils and launch alsamixer > > sudo apt

Re: debian on apple powerbook

2020-06-30 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello Adrian, Il giorno mar, 30/06/2020 alle 10.30 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz ha scritto: [...] > Try using Pulse-Audio. On my iBook G4, sounds works out of the box with > Pulse-Audio without any additional configuration. Your sound card is > probably just muted. This does not work either.

Re: debian on apple powerbook

2020-06-30 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello Adrian, Il giorno mar, 30/06/2020 alle 10.11 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz ha scritto: > On 6/30/20 9:54 AM, Jeroen Diederen wrote: > > For some reason, Debian does not install the correct PATH variable, maybe > > that is the problem. > > So you could try as as root: > > > > export

Re: debian on apple powerbook

2020-06-30 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello Jeroen, Il giorno mar, 30/06/2020 alle 09.54 +0200, Jeroen Diederen ha scritto: > For some reason, Debian does not install the correct PATH variable, > maybe that is the problem. > So you could try as as root: > > export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin I think the PATH is

How to collect debug information while booting kernel on powerpc 32 bit

2020-07-01 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello, I cannot boot a powerbook g4 with kernels more recent than 3.16. Using 5.6 and 5.7 from sid, the system blocks after printing these lines: pmac32_cpufreq: registering PowerMac CPU frequency driver pamc32_cpufreq: Low: 667 MHz, High: 867 Mhz, Boot: 667 MHz I opened a bug report (#963689)

finding who call all __init functions

2020-07-07 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello, I am still investigating the problem about kernel not booting on powerbook. I compiled many kernel versions and found the problem starts with 5.6 since 5.4.50 boots correctly. Now, I would like to better follow the boot process, looking for what is done after the cpufreq driver setup. I

Re: finding who call all __init functions

2020-07-07 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello Adrian Il giorno mar, 07/07/2020 alle 12.30 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz ha scritto: > Hi Guiseppe! > On 7/7/20 11:54 AM, Giuseppe Sacco wrote [...] > > I would like to start knowing what is called after the cpufreq. How > > do I find it? I know that drivers/cpufreq/pm

Re: How to collect debug information while booting kernel on powerpc 32 bit

2020-07-02 Thread Giuseppe Sacco
Hello Adrian, Il giorno mer, 01/07/2020 alle 20.02 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz ha scritto: > On 7/1/20 4:51 PM, Giuseppe Sacco wrote: > > How may I debug the problem? I tried a lot of kernel parameters without > > having any additional information on the screen. Woul