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Old 02-16-2008, 12:54 PM   #1
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bindings for mouse buttons in first generation ibook , using slackintosh help

ok here is the deal:

-received fully functional version 2,1 clamshell ibook(first generation)
-took twelve hours(yes twelve to install) to install slackintosh
(easiest way to install, imho, is to install a , ap , and n, configure your system and then use package tool to install the rest. i dont know why but it worked far better)edit - i found out the reason it was so awful is because ibooks firmware dont like cdrs or cdrws either
-fought tooth and nail getting x to work until i decided to do what i stated above - edit -x was having a problem becasue the cdrom would not copy the librarys during the slackintosh setup utility thus using pkgtool after doing a base install
-couldnt figure out why the sound wasnt working googled found article on snd_mac - edit the module is actually snd_powermacsomething, modprobed it wow it worked cool
-found key bindings on the website(slackintosh's website) to no avail they are not working, and i didnt have a /etc/sysctl.conf file in the first place, where the bindings are supposed to be put at.

any advice on what to do about my mouse, i am just trying to get the other to buttons to be mapped to the apple key and the alt key or whatever would be more efficient. i usally dont have to do this so i am lacking.

any info on the best keyboard layout - edit i used the macintosh map during xorgconfig and i am not impressed would be awesome to and how to get the weird volume and brightness keys to work would be awesome

yes i have heard of that daemon that does that googled it and everything has been coming up null

this card has some weird ati mobility chip on it too id like to get that kicking as well any advice i am new to ppc

thanks....for reading i guess

Last edited by slack*****user; 02-16-2008 at 09:54 PM. Reason: i am an idiot
Old 02-17-2008, 07:03 PM   #2
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ok ignore everything in that last post i figured out the mouse bindings, the only thing i am asking anybody is what would be the correct xorg driver to load for this card? and also, are their better or independent drivers that i could use the name of the card is

ati rage mobility L x2 rev

i dont know if i should use say .....r128 or like mach64 so some really good insight would be awesome

how would you go about setting the system time from the internet, at boot. this laptop has a dead battery and it also keeps the system info as well. so when it dies it takes the info with it. well this in turn messes up a few things when the system clock isnt set, i think it messes with ssl as well but that i am still pondering.


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