Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: None <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/23/1999 16:54:25
Tohru Nishimura <> writes:
> Modified Files:
> 	syssrc/sys/dev/tc: mfb.c
> Log Message:
> - Allow to choose the 'color' of sprite cursor.  Only red cmap makes sense.
> - Drop TC Alpha support (OSF/1 and Digital UNIX never supports PMAG-AA).

"so"?  AFAIK, Digital UNIX didn't support CFB either...  Digital UNIX
doesn't support half the boards we support, when plugged into alphas.

_if_ the hardware can work, we should support using it.  I say "if"
because the one time i tried a PMAG-AA adapter in a 3000/300LX, I
didn't end up with useful video output (I seem to recall that it
didn't sync right).  If that's a general problem, then sure, we
shouldn't try to support it on NetBSD/alpha.

However, if it's not a general problem, we should try to support it if
we can.  (i.e. it's not right to just punt alpha support.)

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.