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SubjectRe: S3 Frame Buffer
On Mon, 7 Jun 1999, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, 31 May 1999, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Ken Tyler is working on completing the S3 Virge support in the kernel,
> > and I'm working on a S3 Trio-or-older driver. These can be hooked into
> > X in a similar manner, and both should have full acceleration support.
> >
> > XFree86 4.0's modular server design should make this whole process much
> > easier on the end user too.
> Note that no one has ported the XFree86 3.3 drivers for pre-ViRGE S3 boards
> to the 3.9 branch yet...

I am in contact with someone who is beginning to work on this; after I
get the framebuffer drivers working in the kernel, I am going to start
working on it as well.


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