vga emulator new version

Li-Ta Lo ollie at
Thu Feb 5 12:06:01 CET 2004

On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 20:34, ron minnich wrote:
> On 4 Feb 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > > This won't work on K8 systems minus some hacks, due to K8 differences, 
> > > contact me if interested.
> > 
> > This will or won't work on K8 systems?
> What we've found so far:
> - K8 mtrr settings are incorrect for the fixed MTRRs for VGA.
>   There are extension bits that are more or less random that we need to 
>   fix in linuxbios. 
> - Previously mentioned routing stuff needs to be set in the K8 northbridge
> - GART table settings are not correct, so GART is not yet there.
> But we're still pretty close. We have shell scripts and a quick hack to 
> linuxbios and the cards are *almost* there. Once we get all the bits, we 
> can start to get linuxbios set up correctly.

It is done. We have AGP 8x and HW 3D acceleration
now. We can even run tuxracer ;-).


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