[Openchrome-devel] Bugs in via_wait_idle()

Thomas Hellström thomas
Tue Feb 10 01:23:26 PST 2009

Thomas Steffen wrote:
> 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.
The one that in the vanilla linux kernel does more or less nothing 
except allows Chrome9 chips to submit PCI commands, which the X server 
can do on its own.

Or are you talking about a distro custom kernel? In that case, it might 
be a VIA-modified kernel module.

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