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Re: XZ graphics specs...

To: "William J. Earl" <>
Subject: Re: XZ graphics specs...
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 09:46:19 +0100 (CET)
Cc: John Michael Clemens <>,
In-reply-to: <>
On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, William J. Earl wrote:
> the hardware.  Note that XZ, like Newport graphics on Indy, does not
> have a CPU-addressable frame buffer, so you have to use the rendering 
> interface.

You can still write a frame buffer device for it, but you can't export the
frame buffer to userspace (smem_start and smem_len == 0). Just make sure you
fill in your own drawing routines in display->dispsw.

Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} --

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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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