[PATCH] xf86-video-sis: SIS_{650, 760} Problems with colors, BIOS not detected #19070

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Oct 21 07:28:11 PDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 14:48 +0200, Matteo Delfino wrote:

> Apparently a small amount of code in the bios reading routine is
> skipped if XSERVER_LIBPCIACCESS is detected. In version 0.9.4 that
> portion of code is supposed to read the card BIOS using xf86ReadBIOS
> (or xf86ReadDomainMemory) if xf86ReadPciBIOS has failed or
> readpci=FALSE. It seems that for SIS_660 and SIS_760 readpci is set to
> FALSE resulting in the following error using versions > 0.9.4:
> (WW) SIS(0): Could not find/read video BIOS
> This fix forces readpci = TRUE for SIS_660 and SIS_760, I don't know
> if that's correct but applying the patch solves the problem.

Well, it can't possibly be worse.  This whole bit of the sis driver
could probably use some cleanup as pciaccess handles most of this
correctly now, but the sis driver could use a lot of love in general.

Applied, thanks!

- ajax
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