Subject: Simple dvbox question
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jarkko Teppo <email@example.com>
Date: 08/03/1999 13:56:44
Can I use a 98720 card to connect a fully loaded
98730 to a 380 ?
I recently acquired a 98720 DIO-II (or half of it)
card and was surprised to see that it had the
same bus connectors as a 98730 (LGB ? dvbox).
Of I go and rip the catseye-card away, shove in the
98720, connect the big cable to the dvbox and
RGB-cable to the monitor (98789A).
Power on, (first dvbox, then SPU) and I get
a red screen followed by a green and a blue screen
and after those, the
familiar ROM-messages. Whoopee, I think and start
It's recognized by the kernel:
blaablaa dvbox at intioblabla 1280 x 1280 blaablaa
and everything seems to work, except X.
I'm using Xhpux and it works fine with the catseye
startx doesn't work, neither does
blaablaa Can't communicate with shared GRM process.
and then it dies. Xhpbsd doesn't work either.
grmd is in /emul/usr/lib and at some point it
did complain about not finding /usr/lib/grmd.
Making a link didn't work.
The dvbox itself is fully loaded with
heatsin^H^H^H^H^Hcards though I have no idea what
Does anybody have any ideas or am I simply using
a wrong interface card ?? Should I start stripping
the dvbox or should I start looking for a
correct interface card ?