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SubjectRe: 2 Simple VGA/PCI questions (newbie)
Lee wrote:
> For my own edification I am writing a simple VGA driver for my PCI video card.

Have you seen drivers/video/vga16fb?


> I have two questions that probably many could answer. I am using v2.4-test7.
>
> 1) request_region(VGA_IO_BASE, VGA_IO_SIZE, "vga") always fails.
> How do I get the standard vga ports?

drivers/video/vgacon is probably stealing them.


> 2) Why aren't these ports listed in the resources? All of my resources
> exist in high PCI memory?

Are you looking in the right place?

rum:~> cat /proc/ioports
[...]
03c0-03df : vga+
[...]
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