Subject: Re: Interest in 19981006 X tarballs?
To: Robert V. Baron <>
From: Duncan McEwan <duncan@MCS.VUW.AC.NZ>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/06/1998 12:16:27
> I am using the commercial Xig neomagic server.  I have the freebsd version
> and it works fine under netbsd.

This is exactly what I do, and apart from one very irritating problem I find it
works well for me too ...

I'm running version 4.1 for FreeBSD (w/ some updates that I recently got from
the xig ftp site) on a Digital HiNote 710 (that I think has an NM2160
(MagicGraph128XD) graphics chipset).

The problem is that if I run the server with the hardware cursor option the
cursor displays as a square (64x64(?) pixel) block.  And with the software
cursor, every so often the cursor starts leaving trails around the screen that
corrupt the display :-(  This often happens after running particular
applications -- netscape, and the KDE environment that I've been playing with
recently seem to the the worst culprits.

I haven't contacted Xig about it because I figured that they wouldn't be that
interested given that NetBSD is not supported.

So, I wonder whether any of the others who are running the Xig server (on a
HiNote 710, or other laptop hardware) are seeing a similar thing?