xvr 600 graphical accelerator ?
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Sun Dec 6 20:25:09 UTC 2009
On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 08:19:40PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 12:10:35PM -0800, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 07:58:21PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > > Can I use XVR 600 graphical accelerator with fbsd?
> > >
> > > http://www.sun.com/desktop/products/graphics/xvr600/index.xml
> > >
> > > This is the card I was given with my blade 1500 box.
> > > The specs are very impressive, but is the card supported
> > > by fbsd at all?
> > >
> > I'm afraid it wouldn't. You may have to use serial console until
> > someone make driver for XVR600. Don't know Marius have a plan to
> > write a driver.
> I see OpenBSD have drivers for this and other xvr cards:
> under what's new:
> # ifb(4), a driver for Sun Expert3D, Expert3D-Lite, XVR-500, XVR-600 and XVR-1200 framebuffers (accelerated).
> # wildcatfb(4), an X driver for Sun Expert3D, Expert3D-Lite, XVR-500, XVR-600 and XVR-1200 framebuffers (unaccelerated).
> Is it feasible to port a driver from obsd to fbsd?
just noticed that the web man pages for these 2 drivers also seem
to be missing:
Sorry, no data found for `ifb(4)'.
Sorry, no data found for `wildcatfb(4)'.
many thanks for your help and advice
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