Re: [PATCH] fbdev: Fix IO access in rivafb

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 00:59:41 EST

> diff -Nru a/drivers/video/riva/riva_hw.h b/drivers/video/riva/riva_hw.h
> --- a/drivers/video/riva/riva_hw.h 2004-11-07 21:21:47 -08:00
> +++ b/drivers/video/riva/riva_hw.h 2004-11-07 21:21:47 -08:00
> @@ -78,13 +78,13 @@
> #define NV_WR08(p,i,d) out_8(p+i, d)
> #define NV_RD08(p,i) in_8(p+i)
> #else
> -#define NV_WR08(p,i,d) (((U008 *)(p))[i]=(d))
> -#define NV_RD08(p,i) (((U008 *)(p))[i])
> +#define NV_WR08(p,i,d) (writeb((d), (u8 __iomem *)(p) + (i)))
> +#define NV_RD08(p,i) (readb((u8 __iomem *)(p) + (i)))
> #endif
> -#define NV_WR16(p,i,d) (((U016 *)(p))[(i)/2]=(d))
> -#define NV_RD16(p,i) (((U016 *)(p))[(i)/2])
> -#define NV_WR32(p,i,d) (((U032 *)(p))[(i)/4]=(d))
> -#define NV_RD32(p,i) (((U032 *)(p))[(i)/4])
> +#define NV_WR16(p,i,d) (writew((d), (u16 __iomem *)(p) + (i)/2))
> +#define NV_RD16(p,i) (readw((u16 __iomem *)(p) + (i)/2))
> +#define NV_WR32(p,i,d) (writel((d), (u32 __iomem *)(p) + (i)/4))
> +#define NV_RD32(p,i) (readl((u32 __iomem *)(p) + (i)/4))
> #define VGA_WR08(p,i,d) NV_WR08(p,i,d)
> #define VGA_RD08(p,i) NV_RD08(p,i)

You probably broke ppc versions here. The driver enables "big endian"
register access, but readw/writew/l functions do byteswap, which will
lead to incorrect results.

The fix would be to probably just remove the code that puts the chip
registers into big endian mode, this isn't necessary nor a very good
idea actually.

I don't have an nVidia card on ppc to test any more unfortunately.


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