> > As of about now KGI provides accelerator and mode switching modules to
> > fbcon/abscon. Whatever the peanut gallery may be doing the KGI heads
> > _are_ clueful
> I do think so too actually. They just have a "let's reinvent
> everything" tendancy that plays against them. And very very bad PR.
Not the clueful bits - the noisy bits yes
> The only problem I have seen with GGI (reading thier documentation) is
> that non-framebuffer devices does not seem to be really
> supported... if I'm wrong it may be easier to use KGI/GGI for video
They are not well supported.
> support on sgi instead of filling the gaps in XFree86.
Its easier to make XAA work on mips and go from there.
> This would have the additional side effect to allow the use of SVGAlib
> programs and maybe open the way to a nice Mesa integration.
Svgalib apps will run under X with the svgalib/ggi on ggi/xshm on X ..