Bug#770665: libxvidcore4: Xvideo not working

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Wed Nov 26 22:44:53 PST 2014

On 27.11.2014 13:06, Herminio Hernandez, Jr. wrote:
> I tried creating an Xorg.conf file to manually load those drivers
> and I also noticed that I did not swrast drivers installed so I did
> that as well.

r300_dri.so and swrast_dri.so have nothing to do with xorg.conf.

> I think my next option is to try the patches but I have never
> installed those type of files before. Could you give me a quick
> breakdown. Thanks!

I'm afraid not, maybe someone else on the debian-powerpc mailing list or 
so can help you with that.

Note that some people reported that it works at least to some degree at 
depth 16.

> On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Herminio Hernandez, Jr.
> <herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com
> <mailto:herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> I set the the radeon.dpm for power managment. I discovered it at
>> the Ubbuntu wiki here
>> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver>.

DPM is only available for R600 and newer family Radeon GPUs. The option
has no effect with your GPU.

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |               http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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