[arch-ports] New in ArchPPC and some problem

Alexander Baldeck kth5 at archlinuxppc.org
Thu Jul 12 05:27:19 EDT 2007

gianluca mazza wrote:
> Hi all, I'm new here.
> I installed Arch in my macmini (G4) using your wiki (great guide),  
> but I'm having some problem to proceed in arch.
> I'm trying to install X, so I installed: Xorg (and dependencies),  
> xf86-video-ati, xf86-input-keyboard, xf86-input-mouse. I configured X  
> with xorgconfig (I think correctly) but when I try "startx" I've  
> black screen, and monitor does like there is no signal (appears a  
> popup who search for digital or analogic signal). I modified monitor  
> vertical sync like in monitor manual but nothing, X doesn't start.  
> It's not possible to use hwd on ppc to configure it?

You should try X -configure instead of xorgconfig. It actually does a 
little more than just writing out a config. It detects proper BusId 
settings and such.



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