Re: mach64 framebuffer

Geert Uytterhoeven (
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 15:30:02 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Ulf Jaenicke-Roessler wrote:
> I compiled kernel 2.1.131 with mach64 framebuffer support. Unfortunately
> it doesn't work for me. Here is some data:
> dmesg says: (appropriately shortened)
> Linux version 2.1.131 (root@p6) (gcc version #1 Sat Dec 5 20:37:40 CET 1998
> Console: colour VGA+ 100x25
> atyfb: Unknown mach64 0xffff
> /proc/fb is empty
> lspci says:
> 00:0c.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 210888GX [Mach64 GX] (rev 01)

Thus according to the PCI probe, there's a recognized ATI chip, but the ATI
CHIP_ID register contains garbage (0xffff).



Geert Uytterhoeven           
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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