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Re: XFree86 3.3.2

To: Dan Aizenstros <dan@vcubed.com>
Subject: Re: XFree86 3.3.2
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 01:46:48 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <394116B8.167F9470@vcubed.com>; from dan@vcubed.com on Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 12:09:28PM -0400
References: <394116B8.167F9470@vcubed.com>
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 12:09:28PM -0400, Dan Aizenstros wrote:

> Is XFree86 3.3.2 which is available from SGI and other ftp sites
> known to work on ATI MACH64 CT PCI video cards using the framebuffer
> driver atyfb.c on MIPS?

Not to my knowledge.  Non of the officially supported systems uses such
a video card.

> I am running a setup that uses a QED RM5231 CPU with a Linux 2.2.12
> kernel compiled with framebuffer support.  The console works fine
> on the ATI board.  The Linux penguin shows up on the top left of
> my screen on bootup.
> 
> When I start the XF68_FBDev server my screen goes crazy.

What does crazy mean exactly?  Looking over the source code of the driver
I see various thing which might go wrong.  Is your system big or
little endian?

  Ralf

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