Xwindows on Ultra60..

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Jan 5 17:01:46 PST 2005

On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 11:56:37PM +0100, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 12:51:12PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 12:44:18PM -0500, Aaron Dudek wrote:
> > > Has anyone been able to get Xwindows to run on an Ultra60?
> > > I have a one with an elite 3d that I would like to migrate to bsd.
> > 
> > Only the Creator3D is supported, so you're out of luck with FreeBSD at
> > the moment.  Maybe someone will work on Elite3D support in the future,
> > but I wouldn't count on it (sparc64 hackers with free time are thin on
> > the ground :-)
> > 
> Elite3D are "supported" (like Creator/Creator3D, i.e. as far as sc(4)
> is supported on sparc64). One might need to install the sysutils/afbinit
> port in order to run Xfree/Xorg (this should be only necessary for
> hardware acceleration but is required in any case here). With the
> x11-servers/xorg-server 6.8.1 port most likely Sun keyboards once again
> don't work at the moment (no support in the new "kbd" driver for FreeBSD),
> the last 6.7 port is fine though.

Huh..I must have missed this.  Awesome! :)

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