i128 − Number 9 I128 Xorg video driver


Section "Device"
Identifier "
Driver "i128"   



i128 is an Xorg driver for Number 9 I128 video cards. The driver is accelerated and provides support for all versions of the I128 chip family, including the SGI flatpanel configuration. Multi-head configurations are supported.


The i128 driver supports PCI and AGP video cards based on the following I128 chips:

I128 rev 1




Ticket 2 Ride


Ticket 2 Ride IV


Please refer to xorg.conf(5) for general configuration details. This section only covers configuration details specific to this driver.

The driver auto-detects the chipset type and may not be overridden.

The driver auto-detects the amount of video memory present for all chips and may not be overridden.

The following driver Options are supported:
Option "HWCursor" "

Enable or disable the HW cursor. Default: on.

Option "NoAccel" "boolean"

Disable or enable acceleration. Default: acceleration is enabled.

Option "SyncOnGreen" "boolean"

Enable or disable combining the sync signals with the green signal. Default: off.

Option "Dac6Bit" "boolean"

Reduce DAC operations to 6 bits. Default: false.

Option "Debug" "boolean"

This turns on verbose debug information from the driver. Default: off.


Xorg(1), xorg.conf(5), Xserver(1), X(7)


Authors include: Robin Cutshaw (driver), Galen Brooks (flatpanel support).


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