RE Woody, MatroxP650; FW: [XFree86] Matrox P650 support?
From: xfree86-admin@XFree86.Org [mailto:xfree86-admin@XFree86.Org] On Behalf
Of Ian Romanick
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: [XFree86] Matrox P650 support?
Daniel Lang wrote:
> could anyone state, if the Matrox Millenium P650 would work
> with XFree 4.3.x on FreeBSD?
> The G450/550 seem to be supported. Maybe the chipset is
> compatible enough to work with the mga driver.
They are not similar at all. The P650 is based on the newer Parhelia
core. The only driver that I know of for that chip is the one from Matrox.
> Matrox provides Linux drivers, but I'm not sure,
> if there exist kld-wrappers for FreeBSD.
XFree86 driver binaries are supposed to be cross-platform (at last on
the same architecture), so the *_drv.o from Matrox *should* work. You
won't get 3D acceleration, though.
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