Re: correct video driver for Ultra1
On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 03:07:07PM -0800, Joshua Uziel wrote:
> * Jon Leonard <email@example.com> [020313 13:55]:
> > The ZX (leo) is/was the only supported 24 bit color setup for Ultrasparcs
> > without a UPA port. The SX board would probably work, but it would be even
> > slower, and neither is as fast as a Creator card.
> Except you need an SS10SX or an SS20 for the SX... the add-on board
> would only go in those machine as well (for a second SX device)... it's
> not sbus.
Oops. I meant the GS, not the SX. An old doublewide SBUS card, 24 bit, done
in cooperation between Sun & Matrox. But you'd still be better off getting
an old cheap PC and using that as an X terminal. If only the cards had any
semblance of a sensible naming scheme.
> > The significant differences between the E and non-E variants are the UPA slot
> > for graphics & the fast ethernet (etc.) chip.
> Don't forget the wide scsi. ;)
That's the same chip as the fast ethernet.