Interesting X terminals (was: NEC SX-4B on Ebay)
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Tue Oct 14 20:42:51 CDT 2008
In article <m1KppE9-000J3QC at p850ug1>,
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell) writes:
> > I wonder how long it'll be before modern OSes run entirely within the
> > framebuffer, and use the system CPU purely for IO... :-)
> I think I've mentioned before that I have an old Xterminal that uses and
> 80188 for I/O (keyboard, mouse, serial port, ethernet, etc) but runs the
> Xserver on the (TMS34010) video chip.
Tony, do you have pictures or techie docs on this thing? It sounds
interesting! I admit to having read a lot about TMS340x0 display
processors, but I never got to program directly for one.
"The Direct3D Graphics Pipeline" -- DirectX 9 draft available for download
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