Re: Linux 2.5.51
Geert Uytterhoeven (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 23 Dec 2002 15:56:55 +0100 (MET)
On 12 Dec 2002, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <email@example.com> writes:
> > Well, at least r128's and radeon's need the memory controller and PLLs
> > initialized by the BIOS/firmware, we don't have documentation about how
> > to acheive that ourselves (and this can depend on the specific wiring of
> > a given card anyway).
> I believe those actions have to be taken. I haven't seen how flexible
> the chips are with respect to which memory they take, which is
> generally where most of the complexity comes in.
> I have written northbridge memory initialization code that generally
> does not depend on the motherboard, I would be very surprised to find
> out that video card are generally more difficult (except in the area
> of documentation).
Do you have SPD EEPROMs on your video card's memory?
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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