Re: old mach64 server new ati server

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On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Patrick Deelman wrote:

> I installed my old mach64 ati card into my machine to create a sweet
> dual cga setup. Right now i'm using 4.2.1 and the ati driver only
> enables me to run 8 bit mode. So reading some documentation i figured
> out that the ati sriver limits my card to a non-ati card so i can only
> do 8 bit mode.

That's not the reason.

> My question is how can i run my card now at 16 bbp at 1024x786 so i can
> look at my screen a nice way. Can i import the 3.3.6 driver or can i
> modify the source of the driver. Maybe there are agressive options to
> enable 16 bbp? Right now i'm stuck and couldn't find any help in the
> docs i i'm turning to the newbie mail list.

You can do 1024x768@8bpp.  I haven't had a chance to port all
XF86_Mach64's RAMDAC support yet.


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