C&T acceleration support, needs testers.
speedy at carboncode.com
Sun Aug 1 11:56:20 EST 1999
I got to try out this X server, and it seems to work quite well. Here is
the output on starting it:
Xpmac / X Window System (X11R6.3)
Release Date: July 31, 1999
Running in mode=10, depth=16; req mode=0 depth=0
Using VT number 7
Mapped frame buffer (physaddr 0x81800000 size 0xea610) at 0x30057000.
C&T 6555x detected. Mapping MMIO/IO regsiter...
Mapped physaddr 0x81400000 size 0x20000 at 0x30014000.
Mapped physaddr 0xf2000000 size 0x1000 at 0x30034000.
C&T 6555x successfully mapped. Starting acceleration...
Running WindowMaker-0.60.0-4, on a PowerBook 2400/180
The only thing I saw out of the ordinary, were the verticle bars that would
appear when moving windows fast. (Altho moving the xmms (mp3 player)
window didn't seem to leave any artifacts) Also, if I drug windows between
desktops, verticle bars or other artifacts would appear in the window being
moved. Usually Yellow or Blue it seems (this could just be for me tho)
I booted in Linux with it running a video driver (not the OF based one),
does this make a diffrence, would you like to know of any other setups?
On a side note, I noticed that when I run with the video driver on the
2400, the first time I start X, instead of a "grey" pixely screen, it has a
blue hue to it, and it will seg fault, but if I try running it again, it
starts up correctly, and goes into WindowMaker.
On my machine, I was able to exit WindowMaker just fine with out any
errors, or hard reboots.
I'll keep playing with it, and tell you what I find, if you have any
specific requests, please do ask!
Thanks for your hard work, time and effort!!!!
PS After Spell checking the email, I see that register has a typo in the
Xpmac out put. <shrug>
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