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SubjectRe: [linux-fbdev] [PATCH] clgenfb on PPC
On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 01:50:46PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Tom Rini wrote:
> > Hey all. While going through the 2.4 tree and removing dead CONFIG_xxx's for
> > PPC stuff, I noticed clgenfb still had CONFIG_PREP stuff (which may have
> > partily explained why it no longer worked here). I've attached a patch, that
> > with another patch to fix some PCI issues on certain machines, gives me a
> > working (so far, can't test heavily yet tho) framebuffer on my powerstack.
> >
> > Comments?
> To me it looks like most of them depend on `big endian', not on `PReP'.

Well, I was trying to base things off the prior logic.

> BTW, doesn't the Cirrus Logic graphics chip have a big endian aperture? I
> don't like things like green.offset = -3, since it will probably break some
> applications (did you run X?).

Nope, I still need to NFS root the machine to try. I'm also wondering tho
if on ppc anything other than Xbh (the Xserver writtten for these machines)
will even work.

Tom Rini (TR1265)
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