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Re: AmigaONE && Debian (unstable?)

On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Ross Vumbaca wrote:
> .. extremely sparse. Now on the AmigaOne, floppy DMA happens to not be
> working properly for some other reason, so the floppy driver for the PC
> floppy controller of the AmigaOne appears to try to use virtual DMA and
> it crashes and burns. I had to copy all the missing stuff from
> asm-i386/floppy.h to this file to allow it to work, and that stuff
> should be present anyway IMO, since statements like "The PowerPC has no
> problems with floppy DMA crossing 64k borders" and "Nothing to do on
> PowerPC" are wrong. PowerPC != Apple Mac.

Hmm, last time I used a floppy on my LongTrail, it did work (to my surprise,
since a few years earlier it was broken ;-)

Yes, CHRP had PC-style floppy controllers. And decent South Bridges used on PPC
(e.g. W53C883) usually support 32-bit ISA DMA.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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