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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
To: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Clemens Koller <clemens.koller@anagramm.de>,
	linux-fbdev-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, adaplas@gmail.com,
	Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@poczta.fm>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov@ru.mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH 1/2] fb: add support for foreign endianness
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 11:50:04 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1203468604.7273.7.camel@pasglop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <28238.1203468428@turing-police.cc.vt.edu>


On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 19:47 -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Feb 2008 04:05:30 PST, Andrew Morton said:
> > On Tue, 19 Feb 2008 12:27:54 +0100 Clemens Koller <clemens.koller@anagramm.de
> > wrote:
> > > That's not an issue in my case. The SM50x can be connected to
> > > either an PCI or some Local/CPU-whateverbus IF.
> > > I.e. on the MPC85xx PowerPC, PCI and LocalBus are separate bussses.
> > > If the sm501 is attached to the MPC85xx' PCI like any other video card,
> > > the PCI config-space is can be accessed as usual, whereas the framebuffer
> > > memory area is byte-swapped compared to other common video cards.
> 
> > Anyway, my head is now officially spinning.  Did anyone actually have a
> > reason why we shouldn't proceed with Anton's patch?
> 
> Clemens answered my question regarding the real-life existence of hardware
> that would benefit.  I'd say if Anton's patch works on Clemens' hardware and
> otherwise passes review, we should proceed...

No objection here neither.

Ben.



  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-20  0:52 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 [this message]
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

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