Thierry Godefroy wrote: >> Besides lack of time and the BGA soldering issue, I remain unsure if >> such a massive board modification is appropriate for a historic computer. >> >> A lot depends on the question, what do we actually prefer today: Keeping >> the historic machine alive, or any 68060 machine that has decent video >> and runs SMSQ/E? > > That's why I always suggested a 800x600 SVGA mode to replace the 1024x512 > one... Granted, you loose 44288 pixels, but 800x600 is totally decent and > workable (under both SMSQ/E and Linux), and won't require any additional > VRAM, "just" needing a reprogramming of the FPGA(s) (or so is my wild > guess).
Those are small PLDs, optimized almost to the last gate, not FPGAs, and 800x600 is not doable. I would find an answer to my original question interesting. _______________________________________________ QL-Users Mailing List