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Re: where's tfm?

On Sun, 2005-02-13 at 13:46 -0800, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 13, 2005 at 02:08:19PM -0200, Felipe Fonseca wrote:
> > yes. that looks like a problem...
> > 
> > On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 18:02:13 +0200, Eddy Petrisor
> > <eddy.petrisor@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >"00:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. Bandit PowerPC host bridge (rev 03)
> > > >00:10.0 Class ff00: Apple Computer Inc. Grand Central I/O (rev 02)"
> Actually, the 1st gen PCI powermacs had almost no PCI devices. The
> builtin video is not actually a PCI device. You need the controlfb
> driver in the kernel and the fbdev driver in X. It won't be very
> fast since it's not accelerated, but it should work. Some of this
> older hardware isn't very well documented, obviously. I have a
> 7600, which has similar hardware.

Actually ... control is behind the "chaos" chip which is a PCI device
(it contains DBDMA engines so one could theorically write some blit
acceleration there ...)

I'm surprised that chaos isn't showing up there, could be a problem with
the PCI code on these old machines.


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