Subject: Re: video card
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/23/2005 14:06:46
On 1114266593 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Michael Kukat wrote:

>If you use the "onboard" X11 stuff, you need some kind of TGA. They exist in
>8bit and 24bit, AFAIK only 8bit versions work. ZLXp-E1 and ZLXP-E2 are the one
>you want, i think. There are a bit rare on eBay, but usually they are default
>in older alphas.

Both 8 and 32 bit versions work, but the acceration leaves a little
to be desired.  As well as the older TGAs, the kernel and base X
server also support the TGA2's (PowerStorm 3d30 and PowerStorm 4d20)
which are old, but not quite as old as the ZLXp-E{1,2,3}.

    Roland Dowdeswell                      http://www.Imrryr.ORG/~elric/