xf86-video-xgi status?

Michael Cronenworth mike at cchtml.com
Mon May 4 14:27:41 PDT 2009

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: xf86-video-xgi status?
From: Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org>
To: Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com>
Date: 05/04/2009 04:22 PM

> Michael Cronenworth wrote:
>> I may be getting possession of a server that has a XGI Z9s video chip 
>> integrated on the motherboard and as far as I have researched X will not 
>> work since Fedora doesn't ship the xgi driver.
> It should work with the vesa driver, and it might work with the SiS driver.
>> I cloned f.o git and found a 1.5 megabyte patch sitting in the resulting 
>> directory. This doesn't look good.
>> Is there anyone in particular working on the xgi driver? It looks abandoned.
> I had been working on it for awhile, but, as far as I'm aware, nobody
> has touched it in over a year.  I don't have any XGI Z7 or Z9 hardware
> (or any interest), so I won't be making any changes either.

I figured vesa would be my last resort. Thanks. If I'm curious enough I 
might try the xgi driver, if I ever get said server.

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