Re: [parisc-linux] J5600 Video
On Thursday 08 February 2007, Max Grabert wrote:
> On 07/02/07, Michael Greene <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I have my old J5600 recompiled and running with 220.127.116.11 kernel. I put
> > an old Voodoo3 2000 rev 1 in the secondary pci slot and it is recognized
> > by the system (not compiled in the kernel just lspci). Is there any
> > trick to getting it to work with linux in the J5600 before I waste time
> > trying?
> At one time I was trying to use a Voodoo3 3000 in a C3000, but I was
> unsuccessful (linux fb wouldn't initialise/turn on the display, and
> the native XFree86 driver would crash the machine).
> That was about 2 years ago I think, and some things have changed since
> then ... you might even be successful today. Just try and find out :-)
I think you will fail.
If I remember correctly Vodoo3 needs the on-board i386 Graphics-BIOS to get into a useful state which can be used by vodoo fbdev driver.
Vodoo1 or Vodoo2 do work as framebuffer devices though.