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Re: X, mouse, oss.sgi.com?

On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 12:42:18PM +0100, Ladislav Michl wrote:
> here you can see reason. newport driver "detect" hardware by searching for
> "SGI Indy" in /proc/cpuinfo. yes, it is a hack, but it will be removed as
> soon as we implement support for GIO bus.
> go for latest oss.sgi.com cvs kernel (linux_2_4 branch) - it is fixed.

Aha, that does it.  2.4.17 from oss.sgi.com.  Thanks.
Now I'm wondering why it won't support any depth greather than 8.
My card's a 24-bit Newport XL.  :\

My monitor is a SGI GDM-4011P which supports 1280x1024 @ 70Hz
easily, and so I think it should be able to handle 24-bit color.


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