Subject: Re: tga graphic cards
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 10/17/1999 12:06:13
As Chris G. Demetriou wrote ...
> Berndt Josef Wulf <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Will Tru64 actually work with "any" random VGA card in high-res mode?
> > > Can it run XF86? I don't know.
> > Yes, DU4 and True64 Unix work with the Diamond Stealth 64 and similar
> > cards. I consider 1024x768x16 to be a hires mode which performed quite
> > well on my system.
> The question was not whether it can run with any single SVGA card in a
> hi-res mode. since DEC _sold_ s3-based cards, it most certainly can.
> The question was whether it can run with any arbitrary card (e.g. a
> supported list at least as long as xf86's). Last I saw, it couldn't.
> has that changed?
No, DU does not work with *all* S3 cards, it does with *some*. At least
that is my experience with revs up to 4.0F
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