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SubjectRe: Mach Speed motherboard w/onboard video
On Wednesday 08 December 2004 17:11, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
And Gene heskett replied:
>> Unforch, this implies its for 2.6 kernels. The machine in
>> question will be running 2.5.25-adeos, an rtai conversion kernel.
>> I'll take a look and see if it might be buildable for that.
>> Thanks for the links.
>If you don't care much about video performance the via embedded
> video works fine for most applications... it's derived from their
> s3 aquisition.

I did place the order for the board, and a cheap Chaintech Gforce 5200
video card in case the onboard doesn't work out for this app. The
existing card, a 4 meg rage based card, apparently is not well
supported by xorg's code, if the blanker is allowed to kick in, the
recovery when the mouse is moved or a key is hit, is to a totally
trashed screen & one must find the pager and switch screens to effect
a redraw. Minor detail, but a pita anyway.

Thanks a bunch.

Cheers, Gene
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