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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?


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