Subject: Re: Intel 810 video chip and X
To: John Hayward <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: current-users
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
> incorporate?
> johnh...
> ===== from =====
> 4.1.0:
>      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.
> Summary:
>      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".