Subject: Re: NuBus in the FAQ
To: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David A. Gatwood <email@example.com>
Date: 06/19/1999 21:59:10
On Sun, 20 Jun 1999, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> This is a bit off-topic, but FYI:
> I guess PCI based PERFORMA class machines (64xx ?) have
> non-PCI based on-board video. These machines would work
> with serial console only.
The 54/64xx machines, like the PERFORMA class machines, use valkyrie
video. It's a bit of a stretch to describe it as non-PCI based, though.
You should be able to get the base address from OF along with the video
mode and have a minimal video console just from that. You'll note how
little code there is in MkLinux to support it. It's not a fully
functional driver in that it can't change resolutions, but it should get