freebios1 sis-kernel_patch for 2.6

Hendricks David W. dwh at
Wed Jul 7 14:04:01 CEST 2004

Ollie Lo would be the person to ask about that. He's on leave at the 
moment, visiting with relatives. Please wait patiently for his respnose if 
nobody else can help.

On Wed, 7 Jul 2004, Thomas Wehrspann wrote:

> Hi,
> i'm still using the K7SEM Motherboard with DiskOnChip Milleniuim an LinuxBIOS.
> Linux 2.6 has some features i need and want, so i ported parts of the latest 
> 2.4 sis-kernel_patch and the ide-spinup.patch to the 2.6 kernel some time 
> ago.
> I combined both patches into one.
> I didn't port the SiSFB-Lite part of the SiS-Patch, because the SiS graphics 
> driver  in the kernel changed a lot.
> The SiS framebuffer seems to work better with kernel 2.6 and linuxbios than it 
> was with kernel 2.4 and linuxbios. But i have to call the fbset utility first 
> after booting with linuxbios.
> I do not have the knowledge to fix that.
> Greetings
> Thomas Wehrspann

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