Newbie - Mac G5 Dual PPC 970 @ 2Ghz
nwhitehorn at freebsd.org
Wed Apr 4 23:19:59 UTC 2012
On 04/04/12 14:03, Andreas Tobler wrote:
> On 02.04.12 12:50, Ian Chapman wrote:
>> Anyway the real stumbling block is getting X to work. I did see a
>> similar issue in the archives but wondered if anyone at resolve it. My
>> graphics card is as follows:
>> vgapci0 at pci0:0:16:0: class=0x030000 card=0x41521002 chip=0x41521002
>> rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>> vendor = 'ATI Technologies Inc'
>> device = 'RV350 AR [Radeon 9600]'
>> class = display
>> subclass = VGA
>> bar  = type Prefetchable Memory, range 32, base 0xb0000000,
>> size 268435456, enabled
>> bar  = type I/O Port, range 32, base 0x400, size 256,
>> bar  = type Memory, range 32, base 0xa0000000, size 65536,
>> cap 02 = AGP v3 8x 4x SBA disabled
>> cap 01 = powerspec 2 supports D0 D1 D2 D3 current D0
>> When starting X with the radeon driver it always segfaults with the
>> Caught signal 10 (Bus error: 10). Server aborting
> For the record, I see the same here. This is on 32-bit G5 SMP -CURRENT.
> (II) RADEON(0): Set up overlay video
> Bus error: 10 at address 0x4250d1a4
> vgapci0 at pci0:0:16:0: class=0x030000 card=0x41521002 chip=0x41521002
> rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
> vendor = 'ATI Technologies Inc'
> device = 'RV350 AR [Radeon 9600]'
> class = display
> subclass = VGA
> In another machine, 64-bit G5 SMP, I have this one which works:
> NV34 [GeForce FX 5200 Ultra]
> I'll take a look and see if I can find something.
Sounds like a bug in the ATI driver to me. Maybe something trying to
look up a PC BIOS? It works on the older Radeon in my G4 iBook, for
whatever that's worth.
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