Subject: Re: options VM86 docs
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/11/2000 16:11:38
On Thu, Oct 12, 2000 at 12:38:57AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> OK - Tell me which of the X servers in
> xsrc/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/*.man files I should add a note in the
> SETUP section and I can do it. Anything besides XF86_SVGA?
It's necessary for XF86_SVGA if you have an S3 Savage chipset.
> I'm thinking of something simple like ``This server requires "options
> VM86" compiled into the kernel for proper operation.''
Sure, that's great, but make sure to note which chipsets it's required
> What would be useful is to print that clearly on the screen if the
> operations that require "options VM86" do fail.
Well, the Savage driver will say "vm86() failed".
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>