[rescue] Best video upgrade for Ultra 5?

Andy Wallis rawallis at panix.com
Wed Jun 22 10:49:27 CDT 2005

On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 02:15:32PM +0200, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> mail-server-in-waiting Ultra 5 (360 Mhz, 512M, Symbios 875) into duty as a
> NetBSD workstation, running X11.  What's the best video upgrade for this
> sucker? Just looking for decent 2D performance at 1600x1200 or 1280x1024
> and 24/32-bit colour.
According the Sun Handbook, you may be stuck with only a PGX32/64 24 bit 
frame buffer. I do not think the later Sun framebuffers will work because
the PCI slots are 32bit/33 Mhz. Has anyone managed to use any other Sun
framebuffer in a U5?


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