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AW: PCI VGA card info

To: "Dan Malek" <dan@embeddededge.com>, "Keath Milligan" <keath@keathmilligan.net>
Subject: AW: PCI VGA card info
From: Ralf Rosch <ralf.roesch@rw-gmbh.de>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 18:53:20 +0200
Cc: "Linux MIPS" <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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I have running an Millennium G450 with an TX4937 processor.
This PCI card is running frame buffer and X-Windows.
Currently I use the card with Debian (unstable).
The card I have purchased for ?99,-- and can be obtained from
several distributors, for example: www.alternate.de


  --
  Ralf

> On Sep 16, 2004, at 11:54 AM, Keath Milligan wrote:
> 
> > Does anyone have (recent) links or info on getting standard VGA cards 
> > to work with Linux/MIPS?
> 
> The AMD/Alchemy folks have a Silicon Motion video adapter that will
> work in that board.  I've done the framebuffer, X-Windows runs on it.
> The standard video cards are nearly impossible to use in any kind of
> embedded environment.  Nothing PCI is available anymore, and even
> if you are able to find a way to initialize the controllers, they are 
> obsolete
> before you get any product ready for manufacturing.
> 
> 
>       -- Dan
> 
> 
> 

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