geode: Add a VSA2 ID for General Software
jordan.crouse at amd.com
Mon Jun 16 11:06:24 EDT 2008
On 13/06/08 02:02 +0300, Mart Raudsepp wrote:
> > So it turns out that GSW has a different VSA ID then the
> > GeodeROM/Insyde version, which was causing some exciting
> > fun for lxfb users in particular. The attached patch checks
> > for both IDs, and should make everything better. This is an
> > urgent patch that needs to be sent to Linus ASAP, but I need
> > some testing on it first. Anybody with a GSW board, give
> > this patch a spin and make sure that geode_has_vsa2() returns
> > true.
> It appears to work for me on our General Software BIOS without the patch,
> as it turned out I was simply missing CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE in the
> problematic kernels configuration, as pointed out further in this thread.
> So I doubt testing the patch by me with our GSW BIOS will give any useful
> Thanks for inadvertently finding my embarrassing kernel misconfiguration
> in the process of the discussion.
Actually, can you please make sure that the ID is correct? We have a concern
that GSW didn't implement the register, and that we're getting back random
Systems Software Development Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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