tdfx's use of PIOOffset

Michael macallan at
Wed Oct 19 01:06:40 PDT 2011


On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:53:55 -0700
Jeremy Huddleston <jeremyhu at> wrote:

> So the tdfx driver has this hunk of code in it currently does the following:
>   hwp->PIOOffset = pTDFX->PIOBase[0] - 0x300;
> #endif
> Can someone please explain to me why it's doing that?

On this particular chip the legacy VGA registers are mapped by the IO BAR instead of getting special treatment.

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