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Re: cg6framebuffer freeze (Was: installing NetBSD on a Sparcstation 2)

On 8 September 2010 21:23, Michael <macallan%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
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> Hello,
> On Sep 8, 2010, at 4:42 AM, David Brownlee wrote:
>> On 6 September 2010 16:35, Bill Roman <roman%songdog.eskimo.com@localhost> 
>> wrote:
>>> The good news is that wscons does not appear to have a problem with the
>>> CG6.
>> So this means the issue is in code which has gone away in current? So
>> while its annoying it will not be in netbsd-6 (as & when that comes
>> out). I assume the wscons changes are too big to pullup to netbsd-5 ?
>> :)
> The wscons changes are mostly other drivers growing wsdisplay support - -
> cgsix(4) had it since NetBSD 3.0 or earlier ( when sparc64 switched to
> wscons ), you can just build a wscons kernel which will support your CG6
> with the netbsd-5 sources. At least as long as the CG6 is an SBus device -
> I'm not sure when the cgsix at obio code was fixed.

The question then applies to how much effort would the wscons driver
changes be to pullup to netbsd-5? :)
Or at least a version of GENERIC which has wscons enabled?

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