[PATCH] Permedia2 fb on PPC

Marc ZYNGIER mzyngier at freesurf.fr
Wed Dec 5 21:29:18 EST 2001

[I'm forwarding this from linux-kernel, per Tom Rini request. Could
anyone with a previously working Permedia2 test this patch and tell me
if this breaks something. You can also scream if it works ;-)]

Hi all,

The following patchlet allows the Permedia2 framebuffer to work
properly on power-pc (instead of crashing the machine...).

This has been tested with a PCI Formac Promedia3D (aka formacGA8) on a
PowerMac 7500 (with a G3 card, if that matters...).

Patch is against 2.4.16, but should apply to any recent 2.[45] kernel.


--- drivers/video/pm2fb.c.orig	Fri Sep 14 22:44:49 2001
+++ drivers/video/pm2fb.c	Tue Dec  4 20:44:18 2001
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@
 #error	"The endianness of the target host has not been defined."

-#if defined(__BIG_ENDIAN) && !defined(__sparc__)
+#if defined(__BIG_ENDIAN) && !defined(__sparc__) && (!defined(CONFIG_PPC) || defined(CONFIG_FB_PM2_CVPPC))

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