[rescue] Perverse Question
lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 14 19:15:06 CDT 2003
--- Dave McGuire <mcguire at qyx.com> wrote:
> For the LX? That enables higher resolution (1280x1024 I believe),
> not double buffering. Or is there an X hack that lets you use the
> additional FB memory for double buffering?
>From http://www.obsolyte.com/sun_lx/, which claims to be quoting the
1024 x 768 @ 77
1152 x 900 @ 66 1152 x 900 @ 76
1280 x 1024 @ 67 1280 x 1024 @ 76 -- LX with 1Mb VSIMM only
1600 x 1280 @ 76
1600 x 1280 @ 76 -- LX with 1Mb VSIMM only
But by going to the FAQ source
The SparcStation LX has an on-board GX with a slot for a 1Mb VSIMM.
This optional extra memory can be used to support higher display
resolutions or for double-buffering.
So, an LX with a VSIMM would make a good X Terminal, IMHO (but of
course, an Ultra 1 w/Creator wouldn't be too bad either ;^)
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