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Re: Xorg on Blade2000
thanks for all the information!
I think I have to buy those XVR-100 card and I looked for it @ ebay...
Are there diffrent "XVR-100"?
ps: maybe there somebody here who will sell those card?!
Am Mittwoch, den 02.04.2014, 11:02 +0100 schrieb Julian Coleman:
> > XVR100 works great too.
> > Most other XVR cards are proprietary wildcat stuff w/o any available
> > documentation - so basically impossible to support beyound what the
> > firmware sets up (and of course w/o acceleration).
> If you search for:
> Sun Blade 2000 "Full components list"
> you can see the list of framebuffers that will work in the SB2000 (i.e.
> will be recognised as primary framebuffer by the firmware):
> PGX32 X, unaccelerated
> PGX64 X, limited acceleration
> Creator3D X , some acceleration
> Elite3D X , limited acceleration
> XVR-100 Radeon 7000 - X, acceleration
> XVR-1000 FFB3  - X, no acceleration
> XVR-500, XVR-1200 3D Labs  - X, no acceleration
> Expert3D/3DLite 3D Labs 
>  seems to suffer from RGB versus BGR in recent X versions (i.e. for
> some programs, blue displays as red, and vice versa). Partial docs, so
> not all hardware acceleration is available in X.
>  needs firmware loaded (pkgsrc sysutils/afbinit), partial docs, no 3D
> acceleration, slower than Creator3D for 2D. Probably has BGR/RGB problem.
>  Works via wsfb. Limited to graphics mode set by firmware. No docs.
>  I don't think that we support these, but if we do they will be in the
> same category as  (wsfb, no docs)
> As Martin says, the XVR-100 works well. However, It's doesn't seem possible
> to use the DVI output in the firmware, and DVI is limited to 1280x1024 (VGA
> will drive 1920x1200). The Creator3D is another possibility. The PGX64 and
> PGX32 are older and slower, and with limited resolutions, although they are
> supported by X. I've only tried XVR-100, Creator3D and Elite3D with modern,
> flat-panel displays, and all support EDID for display resolution. PGX32 and
> PGX64 probably work if you can set a resolution supported both by the card
> and by the display.
> PS. My SB2000 has Creator3D and XVR-100.
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