Re: [PATCH 2.6.18] PCI: Turn pci_fixup_video into generic for embedded VGA

From: Jesse Barnes
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 12:35:41 EST

On Wednesday, September 27, 2006 9:55 pm, eiichiro.oiwa.nm@xxxxxxxxxxx
> pci_fixup_video turns into generic code because there are many platforms
> need this fixup for embedded VGA as well as x86. The Video BIOS
> integrates into System BIOS on a machine has embedded VGA although
> embedded VGA generally don't have PCI ROM. As a result, embedded VGA
> need the way that the sysfs rom points to the Video BIOS of System RAM
> (0xC0000). PCI-to-PCI Bridge Architecture specification describes the
> condition whether or not PCI ROM forwards VGA compatible memory address.
> fixup_video suits this specification. Although the Video ROM generally
> implements in x86 code regardless of platform, some application such as
> X Window System can run this code by dosemu86. Therefore,
> pci_fixup_video should turn into generic code.
> Signed-off-by: Eiichiro Oiwa <eiichiro.oiwa.nm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---

Acked-by: Jesse Barnes <jesse.barnes@xxxxxxxxx>

Thanks a lot, Eiichiro, this patch has been needed for awhile.

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