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Re: C3000 FX4 FB Support

Thanks.  I plan to run it as a server anyway, but X would have been nice
too.  Still a fantastic deal on Ebay.  Maybe one day....



On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Randolph Chung wrote:

> > I am considering purchasing a C3000 from Ebay, but I'd like to be sure
> > that I can get an accelerated fb driver before I do.  On the
> > parisc-linux.org website "supported hardware" link, there is a mention of
> > issues with the C3000 and J5000.  Can anyone tell me or point me towards
> > where I can find an updated status for the FX4 fb support?
> the parisc-linux list is a better place to ask these kinds of questions,
> but in any case, FX4 is *NOT* supported :-( a lot of us would like to
> see this working, but unfortunately the documentation for FX4 are not
> available publically, so it is near impossible to write a driver for it.
> The only (?) Visualize support we have right now are on the PCI Vis-EG
> cards.
> OTOH, the c3k is a very nice machine, and it runs palinux quite well in
> general.
> randolph
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