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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/pci

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 02:10:27AM +0000, Michael Lorenz wrote:
> Module Name:  src
> Committed By: macallan
> Date:         Wed Oct 28 02:10:27 UTC 2009
> Modified Files:
>       src/sys/dev/pci: files.pci
> Added Files:
>       src/sys/dev/pci: pm2fb.c pm2reg.h
> Log Message:
> A driver for the Permedia 2 graphics processor, so far it's been tested only
> on sparc64 with a Sun PGX32 / TechSource Raptor GFX 8P
> So far it accelerates block copies, rectangle fills and the cursor, it
> supports the usual wsdisplay / vcons stuff.
> - character drawing by hardware so we don't need to map the framebuffer
> - DDC2 support
> - mode setting
> This driver still relies on the firmware to set up graphics modes etc. so it
> won't work on x86 ( or non-OpenFirmware for that matter ) unless you use the
> VESA BIOS to set up graphics and pass the right properties ( width, height
> etc. ) to the driver. For the same reason it will work only if it's the
> OpenFirmware console.

These can also be found on alpha systems; I have one in my desktop
at work (along with a MGA 2164W for dual-head). Will this driver
work here ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.  
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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