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Re: [K12OSN] Cirrus 5424



These 5424 did work fine under the older XFree86 3.x with X_SERVER = 
XF86_SVGA with RedHat 7.3.  But I don't know how to make them use the 3.x 
one under RedHat 9.

DS

On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, James Jensen wrote:

> Hmm...
> 
> Once again, I have 486 machines with Cirrus Logic 5434 video (w/ 1MB video
> ram) that I can run as thin-clients (how else? ;-) at 800x600 16bit color. 
> Granted, it's not going to be using XFreee86 4.x but it *does* work with
> the lts.conf setting, "XSERVER= XF86_SVGA" under K12LTSP 3.1.x (RH9)...
> 
> https://listman.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2003-June/msg00775.html
> 
> FWIW, the 5424 should work with XFree86 3.3.6 (XF_SVGA).  As the
> lts.conf.readme indicates you have both version 4.x & 3.3.6 available to
> you for the clients:
> 
> "For XFree86 4.x, you can specify the driver module.  X4 drivers such as
> ati, cirrus, s3virge, sis and more can be specified. XFree86 3.3.6, you
> specify the Xserver.  Such as XF86_SVGA, XF86_S3, etc."
> 
> **Don't throw those old dogs away, they still have some life in them!**
> 
> James Jensen
> 
> --- Doug Simpson <simpsond leopards k12 ar us> wrote:
> > Which seems to go against the whole point. . . to be able to use older 
> > hardware as terminals. . .
> > 
> > DS
> > 
> > On 25 Jun 2003, Quentin Hartman wrote:
> > 
> > > On Wed, 2003-06-25 at 10:58, Doug Simpson wrote:
> > > > Hi all!
> > > > 
> > > > I saw a message about using a 486 with a Cirrus 5424 chipset and O
> > told 
> > > > the poster that I had one of those working.  Well, I *did* have it
> > working 
> > > > under RH7.3 K12LTSP2.something but I can't get it to work under RH9 
> > > > K12LTSP3.1.0
> > > > 
> > > > Any Ideas?
> > > 
> > > Rh 7.3 used the 3.x series for Xfree, but 9 (and therefore K12LTSP)
> > uses
> > > 4.3.0. If you look at http://www.xfree86.org/current/Status9.html#9,
> > you
> > > will see that your 5424 is no longer supported. 
> > > 
> > > -Quentin-
> 
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