Subject: Re: XF86Config for Sparcstation 20?
To: Dmitri Kondratiev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 11/17/2004 23:18:27
> I am trying to run NetBSD on Sparctstation 20. I have no docs
> describing hardware (monitor, mouse, etc.) so I am looking for
> XF86Config for Sparcstation 20.
The SS20 - like all SBus machines - does not have to contend with the
passel of wildly incompatible video hardware that drove the creation of
XFree86 and necessitates XF86Config. There are only a handful of video
cards you _can_ have in a 20 - bw2, cg3, cg6, cg14, leo, maybe the
cg8?, that's probably about it, and a cg3 is pretty unlikely. (And all
of those support plain memory-mapped framebuffer access.)
I'd say you're nuts to try to use XFree86 on a SS20, except that in
your case presumably you just didn't know any better.
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