FB model basic issues (WAS: radeon, apertures & memory mapping)
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Mar 16 15:28:46 PST 2005
On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 16:00 -0500, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 21:51 +0200, Ville Syrjälä wrote:
> > One thing just popped to my head though. If in the future we are going to
> > allow graphics cards to render to system memory, using the swapper will no
> > longer work. I don't see any other solution that having the CPU perform
> > the byte swapping.
> Sane hardware should have a way to deal with this as well. Either way,
> this is hardware specific, so it will probably have to be handled by the
> hardware driver(s) somehow.
Of course, and radeonfb is what if not a hardware driver ?
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