Re: [Feature Wish] GGI in Linux 2.3

Jes Degn Soerensen (
16 Jan 1998 09:34:28 +0100

>>>>> "Jordan" == Jordan Mendelson <> writes:

Jordan> On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Michael Schmitz wrote:
>> They didn't test it on any of those?? Sounds incredible .... What
>> platforms (Linux-xise) does GGI support??

Jordan> Well, I'm bored so I'll bite.

Jordan> KGI (the kernel part of GGI) was initially for ia32 & m68k,
Jordan> however they ran into some trouble and stopped working on the
Jordan> m68k version until EvStacks is in working order (/dev/graph
Jordan> support). Really, the code is quite portable and there is
Jordan> little architecture specific code.

Ehmm, as far as I remember there was something about the GGI stuff on
the m68k being incredible slow compared to the fbcon stuff we've been
using for a long time.