Subject: Re: NetBSD/bebox 1.5?
To: Olaf Seibert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/2000 10:48:17
I believe the people on port-atari are hitting the same issues
with initialising pci graphics cards, and were looking at an x86
emulator in the kernel to run the cards' BIOS. Maybe someone on
port-atari could comment further? (Apologies for crosspost).
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On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> On Thu 09 Nov 2000 at 10:38:16 +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > > video card (an S3 Trio64) was not reset from the Be logo to text mode,
> > > so I had to use a serial console back when I tried some boot floppies.
> > > Those seemed to work fine, though.
> > Did you submit a PR on this?
> I don't think so. I communicated with some japanese guy (sorry, I forgot
> his name) who was developing it at the time, and he made the serial
> console boot floppies available. It is apparently very hard to reset gfx
> cards from random settings back to default. ^*&^(* pc hardware. So much
> for Be's touted "pc organ bank".
> > David/absolute
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