Subject: Re: DECstation5000/25 which Monitor with "integral framebuffer"
To: Toru Nishimura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 04/11/1999 19:12:20
In message <199904112345.IAA16333@axp46.aist-nara.ac.jp>
Toru Nishimura writes:
>> mentions an "Integral 1024x768 8-bit color framebuffer"
>> Which monitor can be used with it?
>Any popular 'multi-sync' monitor which can operate with 57.5KHz/72Hz.
>> Furtheron: Does a PMAGB-BA/BB in the turbo channel interfere with
>> the integral framebuffer?
>Personal DECstation has Inmos G-332 video controller whose design is
>very different from Digital's PMAGB-B TURBOchannel option card.
In other words: no, they dont `interfere', because they are completely
separate. Except where expected: if you set the `osconsole' PROM
variable to '*', then the PROM will follow the normal probe rules, and
use the TC option card instead of the builtin video as system console.