PowerPC agpmode issues
michael.heltne at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 13:09:43 AEST 2016
Any improvement on your ends? Seems -1 is now the quirk. But does your
trackpads work? Did an update after getting a new and the latest released
powerbook up. Also found an interesting interface which can replace our ide
drives, intended for ipod classics, but it can fit in the bay and has msata
On 5 Feb 2016 15:32, "Herminio Hernandez Jr." <
herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been experiencing the same thing with my iBook and PowerBook.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Feb 4, 2016, at 8:47 PM, Mike <michael.heltne at gmail.com> wrote:
> Managed to get the Radeon R300 running on mesa 11.1.1 with an old 2013
> patch from Michel Dànzer, next problem is of course enabling agpmode,
> running with pci-mode with radeon.agpmode=-1 works, but is of course slow,
> and seems to load the cpu a lot.
> Upon initial investigation i could not initially believe agp could be this
> this broken for this long, until i found this.
> "committed with Ben Skeggs on Feb 26, 2013"
> #ifdef __powerpc__
> /* Disable AGP by default on all PowerPC machines for
> * now -- At least some UniNorth-2 AGP bridges are
> * known to be broken: DMA from the host to the card
> * works just fine, but writeback from the card to the
> * host goes straight to memory untranslated bypassing
> * the GATT somehow, making them quite painful to deal
> * with...
> if (nouveau_agpmode == -1)
> return false;
> and now later this:
> #ifdef __powerpc__
> /* Disable AGP by default on all PowerPC machines for now -- At
> * least some UniNorth-2 AGP bridges are known to be broken:
> * DMA from the host to the card works just fine, but writeback
> * from the card to the host goes straight to memory
> * untranslated bypassing that GATT somehow, making them quite
> * painful to deal with...
> mode = 0;
> All seems to point to serious issues had around the time of change to ums
> to kms and a serious regression hitting the linux kernel? No?
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