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NEXTSTEP for Intel Processors Release 3.3

Display Driver Overview

Driver: Dell DGX (JAWS)
Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1781
Last Update:
April 23, 1997

Availability Information

A version of this driver is on the CDROM
Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*:
No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #
Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #

Driver Name / Installer .pkg: JAWS
Driver Type: Display
Driver Scope: Specific Product
Supported Components: INMOS IMS-G332 RAMDAC
PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: Integrated

General Overview notes: This driver supports the integrated DELL JAWS display adapter, which is highly optomized for NEXTSTEP.

Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:

Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):
Dell 450DE/2 DGX

Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes:

Display Driver Details

Supported Connectors:
15-pin High Density (VGA)
Access Mode:
Linear Framebuffer
Adapter Memory: 2MB VRAM

Display Modes (Number in () after resolution indicates frame buffer size required)

32 Bit Color Modes**:

16 Bit Color Modes**:
1120x832 (2MB+)

8 Bit Color / Greyscale Modes**:

Known Problems

Driver Version Notes

Future Planning

Future / Update Planning:

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.

Product Vendor

Dell Computer Corporation
11209 Metric Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78758

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