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Re: question about HP Visualize B2000

> Le 12 mai 2015 à 14:19, Helge Deller <deller@gmx.de> a écrit :
> Claudio, I assume your B2000 machine has one of the  FX/2, FX/4, FX/6, FX/E, FX/5 and FX/10 PCI cards. Those are not supported.
> Only "HP Visualize EG" graphic cards are supported and will give you X11.

In non-accelerated, painfully ugly mode only.

The only other option is to run a remote X display.

> I got a few B2000 myself, and all of them had a FX/something built-in.
> On Linux you can run "lcpci -v" and check the output. It should then list which PCI cards are in your machine.
> On the other side, I don't see a reason why you want to run X11 on such old hardware.
> Based on the power- and noise-consumption, it does not make any sense to run X11 nowadays on hppa.


> You have all applications on a x86_64 based PC/Laptop (or Mac) as well, and it's much faster.

And you have here the best argumentation for why it doesn’t make any sense to keep running HPPA machines today. Was it really your intent? :)

It’s obvious you don’t run HPPA hardware today « because it makes sense ». Whether someone wants to run Firefox or Nethack on hardware that doesn’t make any sense anyway, is entirely their choice, IMO ;)


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