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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
To: Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov@ru.mvista.com>
Cc: adaplas@gmail.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] fb: add support for foreign endianness
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 22:49:58 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1203162598.22915.48.camel@pasglop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080205154432.GA8749@localhost.localdomain>


On Tue, 2008-02-05 at 18:44 +0300, Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> This patch adds support for the framebuffers with non-native
> endianness. This is done via FBINFO_FOREIGN_ENDIAN flag that will
> be used by the drivers. Depending on the host endianness this flag
> will be overwritten by FBINFO_BE_MATH internal flag, or cleared.
> 
> Tested to work on MPC8360E-RDK (BE) + Fujitsu MINT framebuffer (LE).

Good luck running X on that thing :-)

The base server seems to cope.. until you start using render operations
or that sort of things, and then things blow up. There's shitload of
stuff that seems to assume native fb endianness..

Ben.



      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-16 11:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 15:44 Anton Vorontsov
2008-02-05 19:07 ` Anton Vorontsov
2008-02-15  6:49 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-15 16:45   ` Anton Vorontsov
2008-02-17  9:44     ` [Linux-fbdev-devel] " Geert Uytterhoeven
2008-02-18  7:18       ` Krzysztof Helt
2008-02-18 17:30         ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-02-18 17:37           ` Anton Vorontsov
2008-02-18 23:35           ` Clemens Koller
2008-02-19  0:35             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-19 11:27               ` Clemens Koller
2008-02-19 12:05                 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-19 12:22                   ` Clemens Koller
2008-02-20  0:47                   ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-02-20  0:50                     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-20  0:56                   ` Paul Mackerras
2008-02-20 12:18                     ` Anton Vorontsov
2008-02-20 20:38                       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-21  4:59                       ` Paul Mackerras
2008-02-20 15:43                     ` Clemens Koller
2008-02-16 11:49 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]

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