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my “famous” Imac G5 now is a Crux PPC tester!

You remember that my Imac G5 that have problem with video card and doesn’t work with MacOSX but runs perfectly as server with gnu/linux?

vlc play HD video on Mint PPC 11 on a corrupted video card

vlc play HD video on Mint PPC 11 on a corrupted video card

At the end of  December 2013 I have shipped to Crux PPC team and now it work perfectly as a testing machine for Crux PPC team!!!

For the tech people this video card that is a:

0000:f0:10.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation NV34M [GeForce FX Go5200]
 (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) Subsystem: NVIDIA Corporation Powerbook G4

a result to have only 32 MB

[    0.342578] nouveau  [   VBIOS][0000:f0:10.0] BMP version 5.26
[    0.342660] nouveau  [   VBIOS][0000:f0:10.0] version 04.34.20.18.00
[    0.343769] nouveau W[  PTIMER][0000:f0:10.0] unknown input clock freq
[    0.343807] nouveau  [     PFB][0000:f0:10.0] RAM type: DDR1
[    0.343824] nouveau  [     PFB][0000:f0:10.0] RAM size: 32 MiB
[    0.343840] nouveau  [     PFB][0000:f0:10.0]    ZCOMP: 0 tags
[    0.361506] [TTM] Zone  kernel: Available graphics memory: 608504 kiB
[    0.361524] [TTM] Initializing pool allocator
[    0.361551] [TTM] Initializing DMA pool allocator
[    0.361609] nouveau  [     DRM] VRAM: 31 MiB
[    0.361622] nouveau  [     DRM] GART: 128 MiB
[    0.361638] nouveau  [     DRM] BMP version 5.38
[    0.361655] nouveau  [     DRM] DCB version 2.2
[    0.361674] nouveau  [     DRM] DCB outp 00: 01000122 00000004
[    0.361693] nouveau  [     DRM] DCB outp 01: 02010200 11b088b8
[    0.361710] nouveau  [     DRM] DCB outp 02: 02010201 11b00703

of video ram instead of 64MB of ram, that have my “new” Imac G5 machine:

[   17.546388] nouveau W[  PTIMER][0000:f0:10.0] unknown input clock freq
[   17.546421] nouveau  [     PFB][0000:f0:10.0] RAM type: DDR1
[   17.546425] nouveau  [     PFB][0000:f0:10.0] RAM size: 64 MiB
 [   17.546429] nouveau  [     PFB][0000:f0:10.0]    ZCOMP: 0 tags
[   17.639651] [TTM] Zone  kernel: Available graphics memory: 999160 kiB
[   17.639663] [TTM] Initializing pool allocator
[   17.639677] [TTM] Initializing DMA pool allocator
 [   17.639750] nouveau  [     DRM] VRAM: 63 MiB
[   17.639754] nouveau  [     DRM] GART: 128 MiB

As you could see in the picture, now “my” Imac G5 donated at Crux PPC team, runs perfectly Crux PPC!

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2 comments on “my “famous” Imac G5 now is a Crux PPC tester!

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