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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.

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Tom Rini (TR1265)
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/
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