Subject: Re: CVS commit: xsrc/xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/ati
To: Michael Lorenz <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/08/2005 10:18:03
On Dec 8, 2005, at 9:34 AM, Michael Lorenz wrote:

> Hello,
>>> Log Message:
>>> Don't call vgaHWSave() or vgaHWRestore() on PowerPC, this allows
>>> the driver to
>>> work on macppc.
>> But seems totally wrong for PowerPC systems that use VGA the same way
>> a PC would.
> True. On the other hand all the other drivers do just that.
> Are there any PowerPC systems that run a VGA like a PC does? My
> PowerStack doesn't, the firmware uses OF-typical 8 bit graphics.


Anyway, making assumptions based on processor architecture is bogus.

-- thorpej