CTFB 0.30 now availiable (CT65554...CT69000)
th at visuelle-maschinen.de
Tue Jun 20 03:31:06 EST 2000
Am Mon, 19 Jun 2000 schrieb Adrian Cox:
> Thomas Hhenleitner wrote:
> > The driver works now quite well with my hw.
> > Check the ctfb_README for limits and features.
> > What about a merge with the old chipsfb.o?
> I'm working on my 69030 driver as a separate driver currently, because
> of the requirement to use memory mapped IO and avoid all fixed IO
> addresses, which makes it incompatible with the 65550. I did look at
> your driver, but I decided to base mine on the existing chipsfb.c
> because I needed PowerPC support, and because the coding style of your
> driver was quite different to existing frame buffer drivers.
> My priorities are:
> 1) Not assume any BIOS setup, as BIOS setup only occurs on x86 hosts,
> and only on the primary display.
> 2) Avoid use of the big-endian region in the chip, while still
> supporting big-endian hosts. This is necessary to support the
> twin-pipeline mode of the 69030 in future.
> 3) Support multiple displays. This requires use of memory mapping.
> - Adrian Cox, AG Electronics
Where can I get the source of your driver to have a look at it?
Is the CT69030 availiable? The last I heard about it was, that it was cacelled.
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