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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] why does radeonfb work fine in 2.6, but not in 2.4.29-pre1?
From: Jurriaan <>
Date: Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 07:46:06PM +0100
> The same radeonfb-setup works fine in every 2.6 kernel I can remember
> (last tested with 2.6.10-rc2-mm3) but give the dreaded 'cannot map FB'
> in 2.4.29-pre1.
> The card has 128 Mb of ram, and my system has 3 Mb of RAM.

I mean 3 Gb, of course. Sorry about that. This means I got high memory.

I'd love to know what difference 2.4 and 2.6 have in this regard.

The memory management on the PowerPC can be used to frighten small children.
Linus Torvalds
Debian (Unstable) GNU/Linux 2.6.10-rc2-mm3 2x6078 bogomips load load 0.31
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