Subject: Re: current state of TGA?
To: Michael G. Schabert <>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/02/2001 01:25:07
On 712506347 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
"Michael G. Schabert" wrote:

>I recently brought my AS200 back home, as it's been running as a 
>headless server for quite awhile. I was wondering if there was 
>anything newer on the TGA front than the year-old mention in the FAQ. 
>Dmesg gives me:
>alpha# dmesg | grep tga
>tga0 at pci0 dev 13 function 0: DC21030 step C, board type T32-08
>tga0: 1280 x 1024, 32bpp, Bt463 RAMDAC
>tga0: interrupting at isa irq 10
>wsdisplay0 at tga0: console (std, vt100 emulation)
>so I'm assuming that the card is the ZLXp-E2, judging by Roland's 
>post about a week ago. Is this supported as a graphics (read X) card, 
>or is it still only good for a text console?

If it works as a console, it should work for X, too.  Just give it
a try, and report any errors that you get back here.  (I think that
the X support was added at almost exactly the same time as the
console support.)

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