[rescue] e450 and debian linux

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Fri Sep 16 12:39:10 CDT 2005

Someone generated the quantum flux that came across as... Wes Will
> Sigh.....
> Yes, the philosophy of Linux, Open Solaris, BSD of some sort, the distro
> wars, whatever....
> But philosophy to the side, does ANYONE know, can ANYONE TELL ME, in
> simple
> terms, which of the billion or so frame buffer drivers under Debian's
> installer works with a Raptor GFXP8 card in an E450???

I'm guessing none which is why everyone is suggesting console install:


However there are signs of life just not all that recently:




It looks like it's a Permedia chipset card that is only supported under
XFree 3.x or so.

Mike Hebel
Waiting for Wyatt's Torch to go out...

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