This morning, I woke up early and stumbled over to the computer.
My VT510 was blank, which is never good.
It either means I lost power or rt.fm is down.
I hit a key and see this scrolled over and over:
Which all stop at around 5:30.
sd1 is the new
/mirror drive which I just upgraded to a month or so ago.
After a shower I went to DLS with the old
/mirror drive to bring the server
back up, but my keycard wouldn't open any of the doors at the NOC.
Maybe i'm being fired…
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I gave up on making the kernel emulate right-clicking from the keyboard since
X11 already has all of this built in.
Someone on the
ppc@ list hinted at binding
Pointer_Button3 with xmodmap.
This is basically what I'm using now, to have middle and right mouse buttons
through the Apple/flower key and the square 'Enter' key, respectively:
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Someone on the
ppc@ list posted about a
containing drivers for a lot of macppc hardware that hasn't been committed to
I took his
i2s drivers and whacked them into shape to link into
audio0 drivers attach, but the kernel panics in the DMA
code when trying to play audio.
finally arrived, so I kind of stopped working on making the internal snapper
With functioning sound, I've been able to boot into OpenBSD at work.
konq-e sucks, though, but Mozilla doesn't work so I'm stuck with it for now.
So now that X works on my PowerBook, I've been running OpenBSD when I get home
from work to continue making other things work so I can eventually run OpenBSD
all the time.
awacs audio driver seems to be for older chipsets and doesn't support the
new "snapper" chip on my machine, so I'll need to port something from Linux or
use an external USB audio system.
Neither sound appealing.
While playing around in OpenBSD, I've found the keyboard to be very annoying.
At random times a key will appear to be stuck and continue repeating until some
other keys are mashed to get it to stop.
rdesktop'd into a Windows machine when this happened with the Enter key,
so after clicking on the Start Menu, it immediately selected "Shut down" and
then hit Enter on the confirmation screen.
Luckily the drop down was on "Reboot" and not "Shut down"
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I finally got X working on my PowerBook!
code for weeks, hacking the hell out of
radeon_base.c adding random debugging
everywhere, searching mailing lists for clues, and lots of guessing, I finally
make && startx that resulted in a clean display coming up.
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Someone e-mailed me asking for a review of my 15" PowerBook, so here she be.
I tried to write it like a magazine columnist, using many "colorful words" and
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