Subject: Testers wanted: SGI O2 framebuffer console and keyboard controller in -current
To: None <>
From: Jared D.McNeill <>
List: port-sgimips
Date: 04/12/2007 09:25:47
Heyas folks --

I've added wscons support to the GENERIC32_IP3x kernel config in - 
current. Feel free to bang away at it and let me know how it works  
out for you :)

The framebuffer driver will configure your display using whatever  
your firmware setup by default. It will also steal 4MB of physical  
memory from you -- I'm looking into ways of reducing this. As for  
XFree86, if you manage to get the wsfb driver built, the display  
driver will support it. It does seem that bus_dmamem_mmap ignores any  
hints passed to it, and the result in X is quite interesting :)