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Date:      Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:14:16 -0400
From:      Chuck Swiger <>
To:        Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
Cc:        Harry Veltman <>,
Subject:   Re: 5.5 hardware support
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Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Sunday, 29 April 2007 at 17:56:23 -0800, Harry Veltman wrote:
>> Does 5.5 support my ELSA GLoria Synergy 8 MByte, Driver version,
>> OpenGL version 1.1 video card?  I purchased and installed
>> version 4.8 several years ago, but it didn't seem to like the video card.
> This is more likely to be a question of X support, right?

Agreed.  If the ELSA card supports VESA, than one ought to be able to get at 
least a minimal graphic environment working, albeit without hardware 
acceleration for 3D/OpenGL.

> In any case, FreeBSD 5.5 is no longer supported.

It isn't?  Perhaps someone should update the list of "Production Releases" on's home page, then.  :-)


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