12 Jun 2001 davem   » (Master)

Winter is long gone, this snowboard powder bum is depressed.

I just int10 booted the x86 bios on a r128 PCI graphics card on my Sparc SunBlade-100. Life is... ummm... good? Will be cleaning up these xf86-4.1.x mods and trying out tdfx and other cards tomorrow. Maybe I'll even get r128 DRI working on this box, which would be nice. Gareth Hughes promised he would help.

What does this mean? Well basically I can now multi-head Creator3D/Elite3D UPA boards, mach64 ATI cards with Sun firmware, and off the shelf PCI graphics cards with x86 bios on them.

I think I'll setup some scary Xinerama 6 head configuration using the endless supply of monitors I have here, just to scare the wife when she gets home :-)

In other news, linux-kernel thinks I'm a communist, I've become a gonzo journalism addict, and I've joined the playboy cyber club.

I've driven my pathfinder roughly 1,000 miles since my most recent powder day in the Sierras. I'm so pathetic, I know...

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