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afbinit Sun AFB aka Sun Elite 3D microcode firmware loader
1.0_4 sysutils on this many watch lists=0 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Ignore IGNORE: is only for sparc64, while you are running amd64
Maintainer: marius@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 24 Sep 2003 14:02:21
Also Listed In: graphics
License: not specified in port
This port provides a program that loads the microcode firmware onto Sun
Microsystems AFB Graphics Accelerators aka Sun Microsystems Elite 3D
found in many UltraSPARC systems.  The microcode is necessary if you want
to run X.Org with acceleration on these cards and is also included in this
port.
SVNWeb : Distfiles Availability : PortsMonThere are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/sysutils/afbinit/ && make install clean

A package is not available for ports marked as: Forbidden / Broken / Ignore / Restricted


Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for afbinit-1.0_4:
     DOCS=on: Build and/or install documentation
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

Master Sites:
  1. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/afbinit/

Number of commits found: 17

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
14 May 2015 10:15:09
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
Revision:386312
mat search for other commits by this committer
MASTER_SITES cleanup.

- Replace ${MASTER_SITE_FOO} with FOO.
- Merge MASTER_SITE_SUBDIR into MASTER_SITES when possible. (This means 99.9%
  of the time.)
- Remove occurrences of MASTER_SITE_LOCAL when no subdirectory was present and
  no hint of what it should be was present.
- Fix some logic.
- And generally, make things more simple and easy to understand.

While there, add magic values to the FESTIVAL, GENTOO, GIMP, GNUPG, QT and
SAMBA macros.

Also, replace some EXTRACT_SUFX occurences with USES=tar:*.

Checked by:	make fetch-urlall-list
With hat:	portmgr
Sponsored by:	Absolight
22 Nov 2014 09:13:36
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
Revision:373038
antoine search for other commits by this committer
Cleanup plist
06 Jul 2014 15:40:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
Revision:360927
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Support stage
20 Sep 2013 23:06:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
Revision:327772
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
sysutils)
05 Aug 2012 23:19:40
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
dougb search for other commits by this committer
Move the rc.d scripts of the form *.sh.in to *.in

Where necessary add $FreeBSD$ to the file

No PORTREVISION bump necessary because this is a no-op
14 Jan 2012 08:57:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
dougb search for other commits by this committer
In the rc.d scripts, change assignments to rcvar to use the
literal name_enable wherever possible, and ${name}_enable
when it's not, to prepare for the demise of set_rcvar().

In cases where I had to hand-edit unusual instances also
modify formatting slightly to be more uniform (and in
some cases, correct). This includes adding some $FreeBSD$
tags, and most importantly moving rcvar= to right after
name= so it's clear that one is derived from the other.
19 Mar 2011 12:38:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
27 Mar 2010 00:15:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
dougb search for other commits by this committer
Begin the process of deprecating sysutils/rc_subr by
s#. %%RC_SUBR%%#. /etc/rc.subr#
22 Jan 2010 20:24:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
marius search for other commits by this committer
nclude and install the microcode which Sun now provides under MIT License
terms allowing redistribution.

Approved by:    netchild
31 Mar 2009 19:58:08
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_3
marius search for other commits by this committer
Use a newer version of the Debian patch in order to improve fetchability.
This has no impact on the installed files.

Approved by:    netchild
11 Dec 2007 22:10:55
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_3
marius search for other commits by this committer
- Ever since this port was converted to use a rc.d startup it announces
  the uploading of the microcode. Printing this out via the framebuffer
  turned out to sometimes being delayed until during the upload of the
  microcode to it, resulting in a concurrent access which freezes the
  machine. So change afbinit(8) to no longer announce the upload. Of
  course the proper way to solve this would be to do the upload in the
  kernel with proper locking, if the licenses of both the afbinit(8)
  code and the microcode allowed.
- Re-read the board type after uploading the microcode so the right one
  is displayed.
- Fix GCC4 warnings.

Approved by:    netchild
20 Feb 2006 20:10:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_2
marius search for other commits by this committer
- Switch to a rc.d startup script.
- Remove obsolete USE_REINPLACE.

Approved by:    netchild
24 Jan 2006 05:43:37
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_1
edwin search for other commits by this committer
SHA256ify (manually checked)
>
> Approved by: krion@
31 Aug 2004 15:28:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_1
marius search for other commits by this committer
Fix a bug exposed by src/sys/vm/vm_mmap.c revision 1.192, devices can't
be mmap(2)'ed MAP_PRIVATE.

Approved by:    eik
20 Apr 2004 13:49:29
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
netchild search for other commits by this committer
Use the @FreeBSD.org address of the maintainer.

Approved by:    marius
19 Mar 2004 01:51:15
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
trevor search for other commits by this committer
Add size data, approved by maintainers.
24 Sep 2003 13:59:43
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
netchild search for other commits by this committer
Add afbinit, a tool to load the microcode firmware onto Sun Microsystem
AFB Graphics Accelerators aka Sun Microsystems Elite 3D. The microcode
is necessary if you want to run XFree86 with acceleration on these cards.
The microcode in itself has to be obtained from an existing SunOS/Solaris
installation.

Submitted by:   Marius Strobl <marius@alchemy.franken.de>

Number of commits found: 17

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