Re: [PATCH 2.6.18] PCI: Turn pci_fixup_video into generic for embedded VGA

From: Jesse Barnes <>
Date: 2007-03-17 05:42:39
On Friday, March 16, 2007 10:20 am Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> Are there really ia64 machines where we need to use the option ROM
> copy at 0xC0000?  If so, is this documented somewhere?  I couldn't
> find any mention in DIG64, EFI, or internal HP architecture specs.
> If we do need to use it, ia64 has a bit of a problem because on some
> boxes, the 0xC0000 memory supports only cacheable access, the VGA
> frame buffer at 0xA0000 supports only uncacheable access, and the
> usual ia64 ioremap mapping is a 16MB page that covers both.

Apparently Eichiro's machine needs it, and of course there are i386 and 
x86_64 machines that need it to, so it makes sense that it be generic.

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