[Openchrome-devel] Bugs in via_wait_idle()

Thomas Steffen steffen.listaccount
Tue Feb 10 01:11:29 PST 2009

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Thomas Hellstr?m <thomas at shipmail.org> wrote:
> You can download the documentation (should be reasonably similar to the
> VX800 docs) in
> Xavier's new wiki site.

Thanks, I will have a look.

> Note that the open source via drm module does not support Chrome9 at all,
> although
> VIA has provided some patches that haven't made it upstream yet.

Are you talking about the one in the kernel, or one of the more recent
developments? Because the one in the kernel is certainly used for
Chrome9, and some people report varying degrees of success.

I had a look at the patches from VIA, and they do not seem to make a
difference for my problem.

> The best way to handle this is to implement a completely different set of
> functions for the new
> chipset and plug those in at module loading time.

I agree, but that is out of my league. I understand that Jon is
working on it, and I will check with him.


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