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Re: Migrating ports from XFree86 to Xorg (Was: Changing default X11_TYPE from native to modular for some platforms)

On 22 wrz 2011, at 11:35, Frank Wille wrote:
> Maybe we should just include some fixed VESA modes in wsdisplay instead?

Indeed. These modes could be shared by many drivers. 

>> The only problem I see is with the
>> Amiga's built-in graphics hardware which doesn't give us packed
>> pixels as far as I know.
> True. But IMHO this is not extremely important to support. I doubt that
> many people want to run X in flickering 640x400 interlaced at 30Hz.

I used to run X in 640x400 some years ago, it was not flickering! And at about 
70Hz ;). Unusable with 68030 due to performance issues, but quite fine with 

>> I suspect the Cirrus and S3 chips mentioned above will be VLB
>> or PCI variants with some Z3-specific glue logic.
> Exactly.

In fact, most are ancient ISA variants. Only Picasso IV and CV64/3D use PCI 
chips bridged to Z3. There's also CVPPC/BVPPC cards which are purely PCI (just 
with special Amiga-specific connector) and now their attachment is supported by 

Best regards,
Radoslaw Kujawa

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