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Re: AGP on ppc64?

On Sun, 2004-12-26 at 15:05 +0100, Paddy de Burca wrote:
> I am currently trying to cross compile 2.6.10 for ppc64 for my Dual G5.
> I could make my like easy and just do a standard compile (no extras) - 
> but what's the fun in that?
> For 2.6.9 I messed around a bit and got AGP compiling for ppc64 - the 
> final result was that AGP modules loaded but did not recognise my ATI 
> 9600 - unknown chipset! - but at least it compiled.

The AGP driver is for the AGP bridge, not the graphics card...

> I would like to do the same for 2.6.10 - but document it this time.
> My question is: Is this a worthwhile exercise ? and if it is, Is there 
> someone else also doing the same thing?

There are currently several threads on several lists
(xorg@lists.freedesktop.org, dri-devel@lists.sf.net,
linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org, ... where this is incidentally more on topic
than here :) related to this.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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