G400 and mga_hal

Peter Wemm peter at wemm.org
Tue Sep 28 16:52:08 PDT 2004

On Sunday 26 September 2004 09:15 pm, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2004 at 10:47:19PM -0400, Owen Becker wrote:
> > My current project is to get my G400 working with two monitors. I'm
> > using 5.3 Beta 6 amd64 with the options "agp" and "mgadrm" compiled
> > into the kernel.
> > When I start X (latest x.org from ports) it gripes about missing
> > mga_hal. Is the mga_hal driver supported with FreeBSD amd64? Thanks
> > in advance.
> I get the same on my 32-bit x86 machine using a G550.  I don't know
> that FreeBSD has ever had a mga_hal driver.  Have we?

mga_hal was OS independent and well behaved.  You just use the linux 
i386 one on a native freebsd i386 xserver.  Naturally, this isn't 
workable for a 64 bit xserver.
Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com
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