[ACTION REQUIRED] Retiring packages for Fedora 21
al.dunsmuir at sympatico.ca
Mon Jun 2 20:52:36 UTC 2014
On Monday, June 2, 2014, 10:05:22 AM, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Sat, 2014-05-31 at 10:33 -0400, Al Dunsmuir wrote:
>> Is the mga450 supported? Aside from formal graphics test days, I can
>> run whatever tests required on x86 (both 32-bit and 64-bit).
> Define "supported". I believe for PowerPC in RHEL we build the matroxfb
> driver for this card, so that plus the fbdev driver for X is what you
> get there. I'm not sure what would happen on Fedora for that, probably
> aligning it with RHEL makes sense. On x86 you'd get vesa.
Assuming there are no down-sides of aligning Fedora and RHEL in this
area, it would be appreciated. Do you need a BZ to do this?
> But in any of those cases there's no acceleration code involved, so
> "supported" could reaally only mean "lights up and sets modes".
Light is good. For the lower-functionality desktops, it is enough.
The IBM AIX GXT135 driver documents a switch to enable minimally
acceleration, but does not describe any details. Even without that
enabled, it is usable under CDE.
>> I've also got a GXT120 (OEM'd MY220P) and the identical x86 card. I'm
>> not sure if that would be covered by "mgag200", but again, I can
>> provide validation.
> The mgag200 driver is, at the moment, only a driver for server variants
> of the G200 (G200SE, G200WB, etc). Actual G200, as well as G400 G450
> and G550, are not driven by the mgag200 driver at this time.
Thanks for the info, and your efforts!
I can give them a try around alpha-time, and see what transpires.
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