Re: [PATCH for 0pre1v3] r128 and radeon without vgaHW problem fix
>>>>> In <1030818555.4336.631.camel@tibook>
>>>>> Michel Dänzer <firstname.lastname@example.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
>> Almost every driver uses vgaHW, how are the others handled on sparc?
These are all of the XFree86 graphic drivers for SPARC:
Only r128_drv.o and radeon_drv.o does use vgaHw calls.
>> I see a number of better solutions:
>> - guard the vgaHW calls in the drivers
>> - build/fix/implement vgaHW on sparc (no, it doesn't require legacy
>> - ...
Yes, I think they are better solution if radeon and r128 support are
needed on SPARC.
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