"Jon M. Taylor" wrote:
> This is the second of my series of interim releases of KGI-0.9
> while Steffen is away. You can find it at:
Sorry for the silence last week, but I got knocked out by a flue.
I am just getting it and hope I can put a new release with the changes
merged out this weekend.
> New in this one is:
> * The VGA driver is _almost_ up and running in graphics modes. It now has
> full I/O, correct(er) mode negotiation, and what should be the correct
> mode programming for 320x200 8bpp mode, but it blanks my display....
> Also, framebuffer mmapp()ing for both the text16 and pixel framebuffers
> appears to be working properly. Textmodes work fine as well.
> * LibKGI is now fully up and running, and all four of Steffen's original
> demos are ported to it as well. Use the 'master' demo to try to set a
> 320x200 graphics mode, and the 'text16' demo to set a textmode.
> * The KGI kernel patchset has been ported to 2.2.14.
> * Misc odds and ends and cleanups.
> Now that we have a VGA driver, anyone with a PC should be able to
> test with it. I would appreciate some bugreports and/or patches. I need
> help tracking down the last few graphics modesetting bugs so I can get to
> work on the LibGGI target. I also have a few more patchsets to integrate;
> Jos' ViRGE work, the Matrox driver that someone out there said they were
> working on a while back, and my own 2.3 kernel patches. I will release
> another -jmt tarball with that stuff as soon as I can. In the meantime,
> please test this release if you can.
I will try to incorporate as much as I can.
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