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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)
Colin Charles, byte aeon com my
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, 
then you win." -- Mohandas Gandhi

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