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

On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 06:42:16PM -0500, Will Andrews wrote:
> 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.
Because this is not Irix and X support is not as good as it is there.
Preliminary 24bpp support is in xfree86 cvs. Patches welcome.
 -- Guido

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