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Re: Vodoo 2/3 (& other video questions)

On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> Xfree 3.9.16 works perfectly well on ppc. You have to disable the INT10 stuff
> in the i386 emulator for reading graphic boards bioses for now, since it is
> i386 only until someone port it to the other arches (it is rumored to have
> worked on alphas in the past), or adapt the ppc assembly emulator from gabriel
> paubert.
> This will permit you (in theory) to use any graphic board in your powermac.
> You can get a primitive tarball from :
>  * http://n.ethz.ch/student/daenzerm/download/XFree86-3.9.16c-pm2-glibc2.1.tar.g

I tried this one (with `fbdev' instead of `glint', of course) and it crashes
immediately with signal 4.

Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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