Subject: Re: XFree86 SVGA Server
To: None <email@example.com>
From: David Hopper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/19/1999 21:37:19
Please forgive my ignorance of all things platform-independent, but=20
what would it take to implement an SVGA server for NetBSD-Alpha? If=20
Xfree86 claims to have Alpha binaries already, to what platform are=20
they referring? Linux? FreeBSD? (the statement in question is in=20
the release notes at=20
Is it a simple recompile? I know the answer is 'no', or someone would=20
have done this three years ago...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
On 11/19/99, 4:06:03 PM, Berndt Josef Wulf <email@example.com>=20
wrote regarding Re: XFree86 SVGA Server:
> David Hopper wrote
> > According to the XFree86 release notes for 3.3.5, Alpha binaries are=
> > available for a number of display cards. I have an S3 Virge in an
> > Alphastation 255, but I can't for the life of me find where to get
> > binaries. The NetBSD directory only has x86 and PC98 servers, and t=
> > NetBSD-alpha distribution contains no servers at all.
> > Any ideas where I can find this stuff?
> There are no XServers for generic pci-vga graphics cards available on
> the NetBSD-alpha platform.
> cheerio Berndt
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