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Re: [PATCH for 0pre1v3] r128 and radeon without vgaHW problem fix



On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 04:07:30AM +0900, ISHIKAWA Mutsumi wrote:
> >>>>> In <1030818555.4336.631.camel@tibook> 
> >>>>>	Michel Dänzer <daenzer@debian.org> wrote:
> >> On Sam, 2002-08-31 at 19:24, ISHIKAWA Mutsumi wrote:
> 
> >> > 
> >> >  I put a patch to build fix on SPARC and new MANIFEST.sparc.
> >> > 
> >> > http://people.debian.org/~ishikawa/XFree86/4.2.0-0pre1v3/sparc/101_sparc_ati_without_vgahw.diff
> 
> >> This is a bad patch IMHO.
> 
>  I have a question:
> 
>   Are RADEON and Rage128 supports need on SPARC currently?
>   Some some SPARC workstation/server uses RADEON and/or Rage128?
> 
>  I know some SPARC workstations (e.g Ultra5) use mach64 graphic chip.
>  So, we need mac64 support. We should not drop ati mac64 drivers.
> 
>  But I don't know RADEON or Rage128 graphic borad for SPARC.
>  If RADEON/Rage128 board for SPARC does exist, we need more hack
> to support these (but I don't have the board and enough time to do
> this...).

Well, i guess the Ultra5 have pci slots, so you could imagine putting a
pci radeon or rage128 board in it, is it not ?

I guess even the just released Radeon 9000 PCI boards could be used, but
then i don't own a Ultra5 box, and don't know if many people will do
this.

Friendly,

Sven Luther



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