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General OpenPOWER Discussion / Re: News?
« on: July 01, 2021, 12:45:43 pm »
That's very good news for you. Fingers crosed :)

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General OpenPOWER Discussion / Re: News?
« on: July 01, 2021, 05:25:41 am »
You're right. As for audio, you could use a cheap USB sound device. I'm using my AMD graphic card with Kernel 5.4.

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General OpenPOWER Discussion / Re: News?
« on: June 30, 2021, 04:19:17 pm »
Here you will find a comparison of the different mainboards:
https://wiki.raptorcs.com/wiki/RCS_Platform_Comparison

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General OpenPOWER Discussion / Re: News?
« on: June 30, 2021, 03:29:43 pm »
You're welcome.
https://twitter.com/mpc7500v2/status/1410334278186160136

Yes, Blackbird has audio, SATA and HDMI. But the number of PCIe slots are equal.

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General OpenPOWER Discussion / Re: News?
« on: June 30, 2021, 11:46:53 am »
To be honest, I would change the order to a Talos-II lite. I don't think they will have the Blackbird back in stock quickly.
Price-wise, it hardly makes a difference. But you need a bigger case, of course, unfortunately.

How about the Dune Pro?

If you can't reach anyone via support, I would try Twitter. If you don't have a Twitter account, you can give me your ticket number and I'll write to Raptor.

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You can install various codecs (ffmpeg etc.) via e.g. terminal, dnfdragora.

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Operating Systems and Porting / Re: Ubuntu anomalies on Power
« on: April 27, 2021, 04:36:52 pm »
There are no critical issues on Ubuntu. Last time I tried Ubuntu 19.04 or 19.10. And Debian didn't use a outdated Kernel.

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Operating Systems and Porting / Re: Ubuntu anomalies on Power
« on: April 27, 2021, 07:44:36 am »
Hey Maury, I use my Blackbird as a desktop.  I mean, browser (chromium and firefox), email client (thunderbird) and open office. I use it with Fedora and KDE Plasma. What difference would it make for a user like myself if the OS is Ubuntu, Debian or Fedora?

Here is a brief overview of the differences between distributions.

Distributions have different philosophies. This is also the reason why e.g. Debian uses older kernel versions.

One point that is not mentioned in the article are the repositories. The packages that are available on a distribution. At least from my point of view a big difference on ppc64le.

But all in all every distribution (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Devuan, Gentoo, Void) works very well on POWER.

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Even on VoidLinux the package is listed as unavailable. So I guess, it's a bigger issue.

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Blackbird / Re: Price of Blackbird went up $1,144 from April 2020
« on: April 12, 2021, 11:50:59 am »
Order fees. Included since end of 2019, IIRC.

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Blackbird / Re: Price of Blackbird went up $1,144 from April 2020
« on: April 12, 2021, 10:35:38 am »
This has to do with a number of things. But it should be noted that the fees that were listed separately in the past are now included in the price.

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Applications and Porting / Re: [NEWS] Fedora 34 Beta is out
« on: April 03, 2021, 08:35:59 am »
If you want to change the default boot order, you could use grubby.

Like:
Code: [Select]
grubby --set-default /boot/vmlinuz-5.x.x.fc33.ppc64le

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This is my dmesg output. I can boot with this Kernel, but still get error messages. It seems my Navi card differs from others. Best Kernel with no issues is still 5.4.xx.

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General Discussion / Re: AMD RX 6900 XT from Sapphire NITRO
« on: March 28, 2021, 09:24:54 am »
I've read somewhere that DG2 is Intel only or something like that. But can't find anymore.

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General Discussion / Re: AMD RX 6900 XT from Sapphire NITRO [WIP]
« on: March 15, 2021, 10:29:00 am »
Here is his bug report.

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