Subject: Re: Updating to -current snapshot, framebuffer performance
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Toru Nishimura <email@example.com>
Date: 12/16/1999 17:26:31
>> People who are
>> serious to get graphic performance gain on any TURBOchannel based
>> DECstations, I recommend to take effort to obtain HX TURBOchannel
>> option card. Then, ahh..., wait for the forthcoming WSCONS
>> transition. You will never regret it, I assure.
> I assume that the work for the PMAGB-BA board on pmax will transfer over to
> alpha? I currently use a PMAGB-BA in my 5000/200 -- it would be really
> neat to use it in AXP 3000/400. :)
Right. Both are being done simultaneously. You would be stuned to
see the performance boost of HX enabled console on 175MHz DEC3000/600.
When I am able to fill the missing piece of WSCONS sfb.c, I will start
to build HX enabled X11R6 server good for TC Alpha and DECstation,
however, I am got side-tracked now for other NetBSD/pmax improvements.