Re: Permedia GL2000 cards w/ vesafb. Bad news.

Geert Uytterhoeven (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 00:20:49 +0100 (CET)

On 3 Dec 1998, Achim Oppelt wrote:
> Alex Buell <> writes:
> > There may be plans to implement permediafb (a la matroxfb), who knows? The
> > specs for the card is available on Texas Instruments' website. Go grab
> > them before TI wakes up and removes them. Quickly.
> You can of course always try to work from the sources of XFree86 3.3.3
> which has support for various 3DLabs chips, including the Permedia2.

Work is underway (cvppcfb, to be renamed to pm2fb) to support the
CyberVision/PPC under Linux/PPC on APUS. This board also has a Permedia 2.
Of course all help is welcome.



Geert Uytterhoeven           
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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