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Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices

To: Martin Knoblauch <knobi@munich.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
From: "William J. Earl" <wje@fir.esd.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 11:31:04 -0700
Cc: Alistair Lambie <alambie@wellington.sgi.com>, Mike Shaver <shaver@neon.ingenia.ca>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
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Martin Knoblauch writes:
...
 >  this brings up the question: do we already have drivers for
 > the textport? Not to speak of an X-Server? How are we (SGI)
 > going to handle this? As far as I know we never published
 > the hardware dependent parts on the X11 distribution, did we?
...

    With management authorization, I provided the technical details
for the graphics hardware (and all the other Indy hardware) to David
Miller, who I believe got a textport driver working.

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