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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.0 agpgart with i815 and external card.
Charles McLachlan wrote:

> My problem was that I didn't pay enough attention to the configuration
> options. I opted for *both* the 440LX/BX/GX, 815, 840, 850 support
> (CONFIG_AGP_INTEL) *and* I810/I815 (on-board) support (CONFIG_AGP_I810).
>
> The latter was taking precedence over the former, and getting confused.
>
> Petr Vandrovec has made the very good point that, to stop others from
> getting as confused as me, agpgart should default to generic intel if it
> can't find the onboard i815 video card.
>
> It's a very small patch (one line really) which I present for your
> consideration.
>
> Thanks to Alan Cox and Petr for putting me right.
>
> Charlie - Queens' College - Cavendish Astrophysics - 07866 636318
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> --- drivers/char/agp/agpgart_be_original.c Wed Jan 10 16:59:35 2001
> +++ drivers/char/agp/agpgart_be.c Wed Jan 10 17:00:54 2001
> @@ -2373,9 +2373,9 @@
> if (i810_dev == NULL) {
> printk(KERN_ERR PFX "agpgart: Detected an "
> "Intel i815, but could not find the"
> - " secondary device.\n");
> - agp_bridge.type = NOT_SUPPORTED;
> - return -ENODEV;
> + " secondary device. Assuming a "
> + "non-integrated video card.\n");
> + break;
> }
> printk(KERN_INFO PFX "agpgart: Detected an Intel i815 "
> "Chipset.\n");
> agppatch
>
> Content-Type:
>
> TEXT/PLAIN
> Content-Encoding:
>
> BASE64

This looks reasonable, and it will probably avoid alot of people from
emailing me. ;) It has my vote for 2.4.1.

-Jeff

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