Contributed by johan on from the gfx-updates-r-us dept.
Owain Ainsworth (oga@) has committed an update to the Xorg ati(4) driver.
In this update the quirk:
Option "iBookHacks" "on"was removed, hence macppc users are advised to remove it from xorg.conf. Additionally the MergedFB mode was removed in favor of xrandr(1).
Please read on for Owain's notes:
From: Owain Ainsworth
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2008-07-03 02:18 As a warning, any X snapshot that hits a mirror around the time of this email (they're currently copying out) will contain an update of the "radeon" driver to 6.9.0. The "r128" and "mach64" drivers have been split-out in this release, but the "ati" wrapper should take care of that. Now, there's some changes in this driver update that you may wish to be aware of: macppc users: If you use any quirks for your macbook, or have a mac, you may want to check "man 4 radeon" and look at the "MacModel" option if you have any trouble. The old mac quirk option (the name of which escapes me right now), has been removed. dual head users: If you used "MergedFb", I warn you that this has also gone, superceded by xrandr 1.2. So if you use this in your setup, I recommend you look into migrating. While theoretically intel-specific, the following page has some useful information on configuration: http://www.intellinuxgraphics.org/dualhead.html
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