Subject: Re: grf device question
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Teske <email@example.com>
Date: 10/05/1995 00:44:02
On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, Mister Gandalf wrote:
> > Hi!
> > As some of you may know, I'm working on a CV64 driver for NetBSD. In it's
> > current alpha state I'm now able to switch modes, write to the
> > framebuffer and so on. Now I tried to use Xamiga24 and there I have
> > a problem: It seems that Xamiga24 thinks the framebuffer is planar, not
> > chunky. Is there any flag or such to be set in some grf struct that tells
> > if the framebuffer is chunky or planar? (I 'grep'ped for everything I
> > could think of through arch/amiga/dev, but I haven't found such a flag).
> > Or do I have to change the XServer's sources?
> > --
> > Michael Teske (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> You might try getting the 24bit server from Dagge. His server is called Xcl16 and I would think it uses the framebuffer
> in chunky. If you have any questions about it ask Dagge on IRC undernet
> channel #Amiga.
Yes, thank you all:) Xamiga24 is right, it was my fault in using wrong
memory modes:) At least 8 Bit Modes work now, since I'm typing this on an
1024x768 Cybervision Display:)))))))
So now there's time to bring the source in readable form and try other
depth and text modes...