Subject: Re: video drivers for S3 Trio64/Trio32 in DS3305?
To: Erik E. Fair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/29/1999 14:36:27
On Mon, 29 Mar 1999 13:29:38 -0800
"Erik E. Fair" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Does NetBSD/alpha have drivers for the S3 Trio64/Trio32 VGA chip that the
> DigitalServer 3305 has built in? (good enough for console text mode, I mean)
Yes, it's PCI VGA.
> I'm still trying to guess why the NetBSD kernel apparently does nothing on
> this beast when I netboot it with the graphics console. The first stage
> booter comes over the wire, does its DHCP dance, finds the kernel OK, loads
> it, jumps into it, and that's all she wrote.
These are 4100 machines, right? That's because the console initialition
for the 4100 appears to be incomplete.
I could help you with this this week... I've been meaning to deal with
all the problems in the 4100 console init code and nuke the PROM_CONSOLE
define for it.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>