[Xorg] Pixmap 24/32 on dual videocard system
thomas at winischhofer.net
Tue Jul 6 00:47:59 PDT 2004
Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 05 July 2004 18:00, Nils Breunese wrote:
>>Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
>>>>>The SiS 6326 does not support 32 bpp (32 bit framebuffer depth).
> I am not seeing Thomas's posts coming in from the list, whats up with
*me stupid* still can't get used to "Reply All". Sorry.
> But, the above statement brought me up a bit short in that I have a
> sis6326 chipset on an old Diamond SpeedStar A50 card that claims to
> have 8 megs of ram, but the only limit I've seen is several folks
> have posted that it can only access 4 megs of it from that chipset.
That is true. God knows what the other 4 megs were for. (Probably
textures since I believe the 3D engine has one more address bit)
> But to me, it appears that it supports 32bit inputs just fine, hence
> the surprise at seeing that statement. This BTW, has absolutely
> nothing to do with nvidia, also mentioned in this thread.
Well, the original poster had a problem with a SiS6326 and some NVidia
card at the same time in the same box. So I suppose it actually does...
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