Subject: Re: X question: supported video cards
To: mel kravitz <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/12/2001 18:21:04
On December 12, mel kravitz wrote:
> I have been running  NetBSD-1.5->1.5Y and XFree86-4.0.2 on several
> single PCI bus alpha's which include:
> as433au,600au,alphastation 600,as800 and as1000a -running since last
> April, very successfully and with great -netbsd stability. What makes
> NetBSD heads above the rest is a great pkgsrc collection where
> everything platform supported, actually can be installed! (out of the
> box). You can get the xsrc distribution i use from :
>  ,Supported video cards that i know work are:
> Elsa Gloria -permidea chip or older 3DLabs chips
> Matrox Mystigue , these are the only cards i have been successful with.
> A custom kernel with wscons support is required e-mail me off the list
> for kernel config file and /etc file changes.

  Thanks for the info.  I've got a Matrox Millenium-II around here
somewhere; I will give it a shot this week.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL