Re: xserver settings falcon ct60
Okay, so I'll try to run it in ST-HIGH first, then I'll see.
A graphical interface would be real fine. I don't care if it's monochrome, or slow, or both.
But writing a driver is impossible for me :-(
On Fri, 8 Feb 2008 10:54:09 , Geert Uytterhoeven <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> > Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > Anyway, XFree86 has been replaced in Debian by the Xorg so now we need to
> > create a driver for it, right? Isn't there some universal Xorg driver for
> > framebuffer yet? Since the framebuffer in the kernel was supposed to free us
> > from writing drivers for each graphics chip, wasn't it?
> Indeed. But you still need support for the actual organization of pixels
> in memory. Everybody uses packed pixels, unlike Atari and Amiga.
> > > The only thing that might still work is monochrome mode
> > how about the Falcon truecolor (15/16-bit) mode? Could that work in theory?
> > :-) It should be easy to find out on ARAnyM, actually.
> If it's plain packed and not byteswapped, it should work.
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- email@example.com
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