[PATCH] Permedia2 fb on PPC

Michel Dänzer michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch
Sun Dec 9 10:43:32 EST 2001

On Sun, 2001-12-09 at 00:08, Marc ZYNGIER wrote:
> >>>>> "Michel" == Michel Dänzer <michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch> writes:
> Michel> As I said, the driver assumes the register aperture is big
> Michel> endian with Option "UseFBDev". And without, it will also try
> Michel> to use the big endian aperture.
> Well, with UseFBDev set to false, XFree works ok (although switching
> between consoles seems to be broken...).
> Michel> If there's really no way to use the big endian aperture on
> Michel> some boards, the only solution I see is to change both pm2fb
> Michel> and the glint driver to always use the little endian one.
> Indeed. What are the sparc people doing about that ? They are already
> using the little indian aperture in pm2gb.

I have only been talking about what glint does on PPC, maybe on sparc
it's already using the little endian aperture.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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