[gentoo-alpha] Need X testers on Alpha. I think we've got it this time.

Brian Parkhurst brianp at spamcop.net
Wed Oct 7 16:06:49 PDT 2009

I have an alpha DS-20e at home with a permedia i2pv card, however I can
pull it and put in a older PCI radeon card to test with.  I also have an
older Matrox card I can test with..

2.6.27-gentoo-r9 #4 SMP Sun Apr 5 21:10:02 PDT 2009 alpha EV67 Tsunami

On Wed, 2009-10-07 at 18:52 -0400, Matt Turner wrote:
> Hi,
> I need a few people to test X on Alpha. Michael Cree found what we
> believe is the commit that broke X and also provided a patch to fix
> some undefined references. We just need to confirm that these changes
> make X work again and then we'll get them pulled into master and the
> 1.7 branch in time for 1.7.1
> I'd especially like testers for:
>  - Radeon, varying generations, both user mode setting and kernel mode setting
>  - Matrox
> Testers on non-BWX alphas would also be quite nice, since the last
> round of email seemed to show that you do in fact exist.
> My xserver repo is available at
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~mattst88/xserver/ and contains the
> patches we think will fix it.
> Hats off to Michael Cree. :)
> Thanks,
> Matt Turner
> PS: Click Reply-___All___ since I've cross posted.
Brian C. Parkhurst
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