Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: [PATCH] fbdev: Fix IO access in rivafb

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 14:36:21 EST

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004, Guido Guenther wrote:
> O.k., it was the __raw_{write,read}b which broke things, not the
> "alignment". This one works:

All right, that's as expected. However, it does seem to point out that the
riva driver depends on _different_ memory ordering guarantees for the
8-bit accesses as opposed to the other ones. Whee. Can you say "UGGLEE"?

Anyway, patch applied. Thanks,

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