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Re: Graphics card in Personal workstation

On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 04:04:48PM +0200, Eugen Wintersberger wrote:
>  I got a nice Digital Personal Workstation 600au. Unfortunately nobody 
> could tell me which hardware is mounted inside. However, except the 
> graphics card all hardware has been autodetected by the system (Debian
> 3.1R0a for alpha). 
> Has anyone an idea what kind of graphics card I have? 
> lspci produces the following output:
> 0000:01:04.0 VGA compatible controller: Cirrus Logic GD 5430/40 [Alpine]
> (rev 47) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
>         Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 32
>         Memory at 0000000009000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=16M]
>         Expansion ROM at 000000000a000000 [disabled] [size=16M]
> 0000:01:05.0 Display controller: Intergraph Corporation: Unknown device
> 00eb (rev 40)
>         Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 16, IRQ 33
>         Memory at 000000000b000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32K]
> I have no idea what it is ;). Does anybody know this thing?
> Is it supported by XFree86?

It looks like one of the Intergraph cards that DEC OEM'ed a while back.

AFAIK, there is not and will not be FOSS support for that card, as its
HW details were and remain proprietary.

A nice PCI Radeon (7500/9100/9250) should work, even in 3D... :-)

Good luck.


Jay A Estabrook                            HPTC - XC I & B
Hewlett-Packard Company - ZKO1-3/D-B.8     (603) 884-0301
110 Spit Brook Road, Nashua NH 03062       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com

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