Subject: Re: NeoMagic/Dell Latitude
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 05/20/1998 01:40:13
In article <199805192102.QAA23746@guild.plethora.net> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>In message <Pine.NEB.3.96.980519151219.11106Aemail@example.com>, "Tom T.
> Thai" writes:
>>I traded my ThinkPad760 for this Dell. Just found out that my new
>>Latitude uses the NeoMagic128 chipset.. and there is no driver for it
>>'cause they won't release programming info.
>>Anyone know how I can get X running on this Dell? I have 1.3.1 install
>>and haven't touched XFree86 in over 3 years..
>Well, if nothing else, I think you could get XAccel (xig.com) to support it,
>because I've got a laptop with that chipset running some version of their
>server. You might also check other commercial X vendors.
>Of course, I don't know which if any of them have NetBSD-specific support,
>but that's okay, NetBSD/i386 is the most promiscuous OS I've ever seen.
There is a patch for the neomagic driver I posted a few days ago from
an ftp server in japan.