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Re: UltraSparc Power?

> > > The graphics are fairly bad.  Sun put 2M of video memory in the
> > > machine, so you are stuck with 1152x900 in 16-bit mode or 800x600 in
> > > 24 bit mode.  (You can do higher resolutions in 8-bit mode.)
> > I've got a 4Mb AGP running 1280x1024 in 16bpp on my Ultra 5/270 - I
> > thought that was standard now.
> Hmm, I get:
>  (--) Mach64: Video RAM: 2048k
> Maybe they changed the video chip?  I do have a fairly old Ultra 5.

The newer ones have 4MB (or, at least the shipment we just got from Sun
did). Now I just have to hack XFree's server to run under Solaris so that
it's actually useful (can't run Linux on the unfortunately, and Sun's
X-server won't do more than 8-bit mode at 1280x1024).


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