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4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>Gentoo Linux/PowerPC Frequently Asked Questions</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux/PowerPC Frequently Asked Questions</title>
7 7
8<author title="Editor"> 8<author title="Editor">
9 <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail> 9 <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Editor"> 11<author title="Editor">
12 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 12 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Editor"> 14<author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="sejo@gentoo.org">Jochen Maes </mail> 15 <mail link="sejo@gentoo.org">Jochen Maes </mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17<author title="Editor"> 17<author title="Editor">
18 <mail link="josejx@gentoo.org">Joseph Jezak</mail> 18 <mail link="josejx@gentoo.org">Joseph Jezak</mail>
19</author> 19</author>
20<author title="Editor"> 20<author title="Editor">
21 <mail link="nightmorph"/> 21 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
22</author> 22</author>
23 23
24<abstract> 24<abstract>
25The Gentoo/PPC FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the 25The Gentoo/PPC FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the
26Gentoo/PPC mailing lists and from IRC. 26Gentoo/PPC mailing lists and from IRC.
27</abstract> 27</abstract>
28 28
29<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 29<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
30<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 30<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
31<license/> 31<license/>
32 32
33<version>2</version> 33<version>3</version>
34<date>2011-03-02</date> 34<date>2012-07-24</date>
35 35
36<faqindex> 36<faqindex>
37<title>Questions</title> 37<title>Questions</title>
38<section> 38<section>
39<title>Introduction to the Gentoo/PPC FAQ</title> 39<title>Introduction to the Gentoo/PPC FAQ</title>
40<body> 40<body>
41 41
42<p> 42<p>
43This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the 43This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the
44Gentoo/PPC mailing lists and from IRC. If you have any questions (or 44Gentoo/PPC mailing lists and from IRC. If you have any questions (or
45answers!), please contact either an author or a member of the 45answers!), please contact either an author or a member of the
46documentation team. 46documentation team.
47</p> 47</p>
48 48
49</body> 49</body>
979your card setup. Ensure that the device driver selected is either ati or your 979your card setup. Ensure that the device driver selected is either ati or your
980specific driver (r128 or radeon). Also check that the DRI extension is loaded 980specific driver (r128 or radeon). Also check that the DRI extension is loaded
981and not commented out. 981and not commented out.
982</impo> 982</impo>
983 983
984</body> 984</body>
985</section> 985</section>
986<section id="noati"> 986<section id="noati">
987<title> 987<title>
988I've installed X.org and configured it correctly, but the radeon driver is 988I've installed X.org and configured it correctly, but the radeon driver is
989missing. What's wrong? 989missing. What's wrong?
990</title> 990</title>
991<body> 991<body>
992 992
993<p> 993<p>
994Add the appropriate VIDEO_CARDS line to <path>/etc/make.conf</path> (specify 994Add the appropriate VIDEO_CARDS line to <path>/etc/portage/make.conf</path> (specify
995r128 or radeon) and recompile <c>xorg-server</c> and <c>mesa</c> to rebuild the 995r128 or radeon) and recompile <c>xorg-server</c> and <c>mesa</c> to rebuild the
996driver. 996driver.
997</p> 997</p>
998 998
999</body> 999</body>
1000</section> 1000</section>
1001<section id="xorgerror"> 1001<section id="xorgerror">
1002<title> 1002<title>
1003I have a VBIOS or "Invalid I/O allocation" error in my xorg.log. Is this 1003I have a VBIOS or "Invalid I/O allocation" error in my xorg.log. Is this
1004a problem? 1004a problem?
1005</title> 1005</title>
1006<body> 1006<body>
1007 1007
1008<p> 1008<p>
1009No, this is simply X.org probing your video card. It attempts to open the 1009No, this is simply X.org probing your video card. It attempts to open the
1154</p> 1154</p>
1155 1155
1156<note> 1156<note>
1157When using MOL, you cannot access a partition that is currently being used by 1157When using MOL, you cannot access a partition that is currently being used by
1158Linux. 1158Linux.
1159</note> 1159</note>
1160 1160
1161</body> 1161</body>
1162</section> 1162</section>
1163<section id="useflags"> 1163<section id="useflags">
1164<title>Which Portage USE flags do not work on PowerPC machines?</title> 1164<title>Which Portage USE flags do not work on PowerPC machines?</title>
1165<body> 1165<body>
1166 1166
1167<p> 1167<p>
1168If you're using an old flat profile, (deprecated, pre 2005.0) look at 1168If you're using an old flat profile, (deprecated, pre 2005.0) look at
1169<path>/etc/make.profile/use.mask</path> for a list. 1169<path>/etc/portage/make.profile/use.mask</path> for a list.
1170</p> 1170</p>
1171 1171
1172<p> 1172<p>
1173If you're using a cascaded profile, (2005.0 and onwards) look at 1173If you're using a cascaded profile, (2005.0 and onwards) look at
1174<path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/ppc/use.mask</path> for a list. 1174<path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/ppc/use.mask</path> for a list.
1175</p> 1175</p>
1176 1176
1177</body> 1177</body>
1178</section> 1178</section>
1179<section id="distcc"> 1179<section id="distcc">
1180<title>How can I set up distcc with my x86 box?</title> 1180<title>How can I set up distcc with my x86 box?</title>
1181<body> 1181<body>
1182 1182
1183<p> 1183<p>
1184If you've got another faster computer, you can set up distcc to compile binaries 1184If you've got another faster computer, you can set up distcc to compile binaries

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