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



>>>>> In <20020831202029.GA5758@iliana> 
>>>>>	Sven LUTHER <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 04:07:30AM +0900, 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 believe the firmware on these cards are written in ix86 code, so
these cards will not run on the SPARC.

-- 
ISHIKAWA Mutsumi
 <ishikawa@linux.or.jp>, <ishikawa@debian.org>, <ishikawa@netvillage.co.jp>



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