VGA external on OLPC

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Tue May 13 11:27:27 EDT 2008

On 13.05.2008, at 17:25, Tom Hoffman wrote:

> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at>  
> wrote:
>> Jim Gettys <jg at> writes:
>>> Note there are USB display adapters (I have one in my hand as I  
>>> write
>>> this); I'd love to see someone working on drivers for it.   
>>> [...]
>> The sisusb-based USB display adapters have both kernel and
>> drivers today.
> Yes, I bought one of these and tried to get it going.  I couldn't find
> any reason why it shouldn't work with the standard drivers, but the
> whole process of simply trying to get the drivers from the standard
> tree compiled and on my XO wore out my patience.  Putting the right
> drivers (usb2vga and a couple dependencies, iirc) in a XO kernel
> package would be a big help.

Did you try the binaries?

- Bert -

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