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Re: XL8 => XL24

To: Nicolas Sauzede <nsauzede@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: XL8 => XL24
From: Ladislav Michl <ladislav.michl@hlubocky.del.cz>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 12:16:19 +0100 (CET)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Nicolas Sauzede wrote:

> Sorry this is not related to linux, but does anyone know if it's
> possible to (in hardware) modify an Indy shipped with XL8 graphics to
> XL24 ??

Newport graphics is sloted GIO device, so it is easy to replace it.

> (I mean, does one just have to replace one chip by another)

one card by another... in fact 8bit version of newport differs only in
amount of memory. printed circuit board is the same, so in theory adding
memory should be all you have to do. (is anyone able to lend me 24bit
version of Newport to do juxtaposition?)

        ladis


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