3D accel on PPC

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue Jun 20 20:36:18 EST 2000

On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Kostas Gewrgiou wrote:
> What is holding back ppc voodoo3 in xfree right now
> is PIO support, i tried to use tdfxfb to get away from
> this but there a problems there as well (the xserver
> needs a 2*vramsize mapping in the framebuffer but fbdev
> can't do this unless i patch tdfxfb to think that its
> vram is 2*realsize, Geert any ideas how we can get away
> from this ?)

Why do they want 2*vramsize? Is the extra space where no RAM is used for
something different? Can they map something there?



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