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Re: Fedora PPC things...



On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 00:11 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:

> Battery Life somewhat sucks right now.  Not sure if it's for everybody
> or just me.

Probably just you. Its always a little worse using Linux than compared
to OS X, but thats normal

> Bug in pmud or whatever for my G3 ibook where I have to disable HALd
> before going to sleep and re-enabling it when coming out of sleep.

Hmm, okay. Thats a pmud issue we need to fix

> Patches to airport driver to allow for scanning for wireless networks.
> Asking around for the essid gets you strange looks sometimes.

This is touching the kernel, for Orinoco support... I don't know what
davej/arjanv will think about this

> Graphical boot support?  I haven't gotten this to work yet, but haven't
> spend a lot of cycles.

Yes, rhgb working on ppc will be nice

> UI to configure mouse button emulation

Err, the /etc/sysctl.conf entries you mean? I think we need to fix
anaconda to make the default the f10/f11 keys to work well

> Any work to make video-out function would be VERY nice.  I don't like
> having to reboot to OS X in order to present on a projector.

This is a bit of a hack in Linux/ppc so I don't think we should be
integrating it. Though its something we should work towards

> Some work or status report on Mac-on-Linux.  Very handy for media
> formats ppc-linux doesn't yet handle, w/out having to reboot the entire
> system.

Well, there's qemu ;-)

But yes, MOL in Extras/ppc might be nice (don't think we need it in
Core, but hey, its okay with me)
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