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Re: Xorg, xf86EnableIO() and the VESA driver

From: Jérémie Koenig
Subject: Re: Xorg, xf86EnableIO() and the VESA driver
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 19:54:31 +0100

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Samuel Thibault
<samuel.thibault@gnu.org> wrote:
> Jérémie Koenig, le Fri 12 Mar 2010 10:44:13 +0100, a écrit :
>> Apparently the code in my card's BIOS needs access to both 0x40-0x43
>> and 0x60-0x63: if I reenable them manually from within gdb the vesa
>> driver works.
> Mmm, you may want to check running Xorg with the vesa driver on Linux,
> as the Linux port also does that.

The vesa driver works on Linux, but gains access to the io ports
through iopl(3), so I guess the ioperm() statements later on don't
have any effect.

Jérémie Koenig <jk@jk.fr.eu.org>

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