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Re: mmap() fails for V_RAM and V_BIOS
KIYOHARA Takashi wrote:
>From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
>Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2008 10:28:56 +0100
>> On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 11:34:11AM +0900, KIYOHARA Takashi wrote:
>> > I loaded libint10.o with s3_driver.o with the PowerPC machine (bebox).
>> > libint10.o tries mmap() of V_RAM (0xa0000-0xbffff) and V_BIOS (0xc0000).
>> > However, I do not think that it has this space on PowerPC. Should this
>> > allocate the space somewhere for compulsion?
>> The V_RAM space is usually described by a memory BAR of your vga - no idea
>> about the vga cards ROM though.
>My S3's card (S3 Trio64) has a memory space. It uses as frame buffer,
>mapped on 0xc0000000 by BAR0 against from CPU.
On ibmnws the S3 Trio64 has BAR0 at 0x00000000 too, with the
framebuffer at the start and the device registers at 0x01000000 within
the same bar.
Attempting to mmap() the bar through /dev/mem fails, but works if I
use the virtual console device.
I'm trying to use KDrive as the server instead of Xorg/XFree86. My
current problem is that the KDrive s3 driver uses memory operations on
the device registers with little-endian constants instead of using
inw()/outw() calls like the XFree86 driver.
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