5.5 hardware support

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Mon Apr 30 13:37:55 UTC 2007

Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Sunday, 29 April 2007 at 17:56:23 -0800, Harry Veltman wrote:
>> Does 5.5 support my ELSA GLoria Synergy 8 MByte, Driver version,
>> OpenGL version 1.1 video card?  I purchased and installed
>> version 4.8 several years ago, but it didn't seem to like the video card.
> This is more likely to be a question of X support, right?

Agreed.  If the ELSA card supports VESA, than one ought to be able to get at 
least a minimal graphic environment working, albeit without hardware 
acceleration for 3D/OpenGL.

> In any case, FreeBSD 5.5 is no longer supported.

It isn't?  Perhaps someone should update the list of "Production Releases" on 
www.freebsd.org's home page, then.  :-)


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