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Re: xorg for alpha: it's there !

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:37:31PM +0100, Igor Sobrado wrote:
> The PWS500 is an ev56, so it has the byte-word extension.

It does, but NetBSD doesn't always use it for bus_space access.
See src/sys/arch/alpha/pci/cia.c for details.

On my XP1000, xorg says:
(--) Machine type has 8/16 bit access
on my PWS500 it says:
(--) Machine needs sparse mapping

> Have these diffs been really tested on non-BWX AXPs?

on truly non-BWX AXPs, no. But the non-BWX code has been used on my PWS500.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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