Re: Bug#906056: ITP: xserver-xorg-video-sunffb -- X.Org X server -- Sun FFB display driver
- Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:42:40 +0200
- From: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug#906056: ITP: xserver-xorg-video-sunffb -- X.Org X server -- Sun FFB display driver
On Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:05:14PM +0200, Gregor Riepl wrote:
> This package provides the driver for Sun Creator, Creator3D, and Elite3D
> video devices.
And no-one took care to actually convert them to kernel mode setting?
> This driver was previously removed from Debian along with sparc support.
> With the sparc64 Debian port, it has become useful again.
What is the architecture base line for the current sparc64 port?
> I'd like to re-introduce it into Debian to provide support for the
> aforementioned video adapters, found in certain Sun Microsystems
> graphical workstations.
Workstations that can't run standard PCI, AGP or PCIe cards?
Deflector shields just came on, Captain.