Re: where's tfm?
just updated my kernel to 2.4.18, and now lspci shows:
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)
01:0b.0 Non-VGA unclassified device: Apple Computer Inc. Control Video
01:0d.0 Class ff00: Apple Computer Inc. PlanB Video-In (rev 01)
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 17:59:57 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> 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
> > > <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.