Subject: Re: Wanted: Linux driver for cgtwelve video
To: Erik E. Fair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Grey Wolf <greywolf@siteROCK.com>
Date: 09/14/2000 10:06:49
On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Erik E. Fair wrote:
# At 16:41 -0700 9/12/00, James Sharp wrote:
# >I could not locate a cg12 driver in the linux source. The closest I
# >found was the cg14. This was in one of the latest 2.4.0 test kernel
# >source trees.
# I don't suppose the cg14 support included being able to run 24 bits
# deep, in addition to 8 bits deep? The last time I looked at their
# stuff (from the Debian distribution sent out over a year ago), they
# were no better off than we were (i.e. 8bpp only, emulating a large
I think they're around that; I know that they have a 24bpp UPA (Creator3d)
driver that works.
It was the only reason I ever ran Linux on that box. When NetBSD
arrives at the ability to do the FAS/HME (which I am given to understand
is making slow but steady progress) and the Creator3d (which oughtn't be
too difficult to pseudo-code from Linux and then hand off to another
coder to "clean-room"...), I'll be running that instead.
# Erik <email@example.com>
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