Subject: Re: new binaries/kernel and X11
To: Donn Cave <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: amiga-x
Date: 06/24/1994 21:30:45
On Fri, 24 Jun 1994, Donn Cave wrote:

> Speaking of working with the Amiga display: quite a ways back, I have fossil
> records of a discussion where ioctls were proposed for controlling the Amiga
> graphics hardware, esp. the blitter.  The above-mentioned MW server does
> make use of such ioctls, which have been implemented in the Retina Z3 driver.
> Anyone still thinking of making this work?  Is there some dreadful snag
> that's going to keep the Amiga from ever using its hardware under BSD?

The blitter routines have been working for over a month now.  I have sent 
them to Chris Hopps several times, but for one reason or another he has 
decided not to commit them.  Looks like they won't make it into 1.0, either.

Eduardo Horvath