Subject: Re: XF86: Neomagic vs. wsmouse, help?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jeff Rizzo <>
List: port-i386
Date: 10/15/1999 11:50:56
On Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 09:47:42PM -0700, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> Thanks to the helpful hints about FireWire on Vaios eating IRQ9, I
> built a new (-current) kernel with IRQ 9 (and 10) masked out, booted
> that from floppy, and used root-on-NFS to install. Worked great.
> Now I'm stuck getting an Xserver configured for the NeoMagic chip.
> I tried both the 1.4.1 and the 3.3.5
> The native 1.4.1 Xserver groks wsmouse but not Neomagic.
> The XFree86 release groks Neomagic but not wsmouse.
> Is the NeoMagic server still binary-only?
> If it is, what can I do?
> thanks for any advice.
> PS: 1.4.1 SuperProbe is awfully confused by the NeoMagic chip...

Hmm... I was pretty sure that the XF86 with 1.4 supported the neomagic 
chipset, cuz I used it in my thinkpad 600.  It's in the XF86_SVGA server,
not a separate one...

Jeff Rizzo