Subject: Re: PMAGD framebuffer
To: Peter C. Wallace <>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/27/1999 16:11:27
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"Peter C. Wallace" wrote:
>I think any TC framebuffer support and especially X support on TC Alphas
>would be wonderful... 
>Would donated hardware help any developers?
>On a related subject, are these TGA improvements applicable to the SFB or
>SFB+ (eventually I mean)...
>Peter Wallace

Well, they should be more applicable to SFB+ than to SFB from what
I understand, but each rev of the cards introduced more features
so some accelerations will have to be rewritten using more primitive
features and some will have to be simply turned off.

X does have a framework for this sort of thing, though, so it should
all be possible given time.

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