Subject: Re: Intel 810 video chip and X
To: John Hayward <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2001 20:49:01
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:26:02PM -0500, John Hayward wrote:
> Dear NetBSDers,
> XFree 4.1.0 has support for Intel 810 video chip but documentation
> indicates only under Linux and FreeBSD. It apparently requiring some
> agpgart kernel support for the 810.
> Does NetBSD now have this support? If not any idea how hard to
> ===== from http://www.xfree86.org/4.1.0/Status17.html#17 =====
> Support (accelerated) for the Intel i740 is provided by the
> "i740" driver, and support for the Intel i810 (including i810-dc100
> and i810e) and i815 is provided by the "i810" driver. The
> "i810" driver is currently supported only on Linux and FreeBSD (4.1
> and later), and requires the agpgart kernel support.
> The i740 and i810 are supported in both versions, but the i810 is
> only supported on Linux/x86 and recent FreeBSD/i386
> platforms at present.
This is being written on a PC with i810e on board:
has all the necessary bits you'll need. Remember to enable LKMs, and
boot from a kernel called "netbsd".