Subject: Re: Multiple VGA devices
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <email@example.com>
From: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/01/2003 22:55:19
> Hey everyone,
> I'm trying to get NetBSD to use two vga devices, but it doesn't seem to
> like the idea. I have the following line in my kernel conf:
> vga* at pci? dev ? function ?
> To me, this would seem to be sufficient to find all connected vga devices,
> but this is all I get in dmesg:
yes NetBSD won't configure VGA itself and BIOS configures only first.
for what you need the extra one. do you like to run separate X servers?
i did some working configurations for this.
if you like to run one X servers on 2 or more GFX cards, it will just work
as X server can configure it...
> NetBSD 1.6U (STARMAIDEN-$Revision: 0.2 $) #3: Sun Jul 27 17:24:22 MST 2003
> pchb0 at pci0 dev 0 function 0
> pchb0: VIA Technologies VT8377 Apollo KT400 CPU to PCI Bridge (rev. 0x00)
> agp0 at pchb0: aperture at 0xf0000000, size 0x10000000
> ppb0 at pci0 dev 1 function 0: VIA Technologies VT8377 CPU-AGP Bridge (rev. 0x00)
> pci1 at ppb0 bus 1
> pci1: i/o space, memory space enabled
> vga0 at pci1 dev 0 function 0: ATI Technologies Radeon 7500 (rev. 0x00)
> wsdisplay0 at vga0 kbdmux 1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation)
> wsmux1: connecting to wsdisplay0
> ATI Technologies Rage XL (VGA display, revision 0x27) at pci0 dev 13 function 0 not configured
> Any ideas?
> Bruce J.A. Nourish <bjan+JUNK@bjan.net>