Subject: Re: VRX graphics device
To: Zadok <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 07/16/1996 07:46:11
On Tue, 16 Jul 1996 12:52:44 +0200 (MET DST) 
 Zadok <> wrote:

 > Hi there...
 > I recently had to install NetBSD on a apollo 400, but NetBSD doesn't seem
 > to find a graphics board, the installed is a TurboVRX, the HP-number is
 > HP98702. has anyone got this working ?

This is a board on the SGC bus, correct?  What exact model?  425e?  
(Dang, I always forget which was the quirky 400 system...)

Anyhow, there's currently no code to handle the SGC bus and no driver for 
that framebuffer.  One might be able to glean enough out of the Utah 
PA-RISC Mach sources to write a BSD driver for that card, and possibly 
cope with the SGC bus... (Mike?)

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