Driver: Number Nine Imagine128 Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1742
Last Update: April 23, 1997
Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*: Yes, Version 3.31, as NeXTanswer #1741 Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #
Driver Name / Installer .pkg: Number9Imagine128DisplayDriver Driver Type: Display Driver Scope: Product Family Supported Components: Number9 Imagine, TI TVP3026-175 RAMDAC, TI TVP3026-220 RAMDAC PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: PCI
General Overview notes: This driver includes support for multi-headed displays and supports 4MB and 8MB configurations.
Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):
Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes: This device driver provides information in the Configure application's help panel. Choose Info>Help from the Configure menu and scroll down to find this device driver's help topic.
Display Driver Details
Supported Connectors: 15-pin High Density (VGA)
Access Mode: Linear Framebuffer Adapter Memory: 2MB VRAM, 4MB VRAM, 8MB VRAM
Display Modes (Number in () after resolution indicates frame buffer size required)
32 Bit Color Modes**: 1024x768 (4MB+), 1152x864 (4MB+), 1600x1200(8MB+), 640x480 (2MB+), 800x600 (2MB+)
16 Bit Color Modes**:
1024x768 (2MB+), 1152x864 (2MB+), 1280x1024 (4MB+), 1600x1200 (4MB+), 640x480 (1MB+), 800x600 (1MB+)
8 Bit Color / Greyscale Modes**: 1024x768 (1MB+), 1152X864 (1MB+), 1280x1024 (2MB+), 1600x1200 (4MB+), 640X480 (1MB+), 800x600 (1MB+)
Some PCI machines will not start up if there is more than one Number Nine Imagine128 display adpter present. This is a BIOS limitation.
This driver does not support the Series 2 Imagine 128 display adapters.
Driver Version Notes
3.30 - Initial Version - released only as beta
3.31 - Fixed minor bug that caused RAMDAC speed to be mis-read
Future / Update Planning: No Current Plans Reason for New Driver / Update: New Driver / Update Timeframe:
New Driver / Update Description:
Note: Information contained in the "Future Planning" section of this document does not constitute a commitment on the part of NeXT to complete the planned development work.
* - Any NeXTanswer number that is blank indicates that a driver will not be released for this version of NEXTSTEP.
** - Indicates information that is inclusive of the entire capability of this driver. Not all devices supported by this driver may include all features listed. Check any available NeXTanswers and the hardware manual for the device for additional information.
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