Re: 2.4.2-pre1

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 13:52:36 EST

Tom Rini wrote:
> Er, what exactly is the CONFIG_PREP stuff in this driver supposed to be
> for? "CONFIG_PREP" doesn't exist anymore to start with, and secondly I'm
> not sure if any PReP boxes ever shipped with a riva card to start with. The
> only real way to handle this in 2.4 is something like:
> #include <asm/processor.h>
> #define isPReP (_machine == _MACH_prep)
> #else
> #define isPReP 0
> #endif
> That is, if there's really any need to test explicitly for a PReP box.
> I asked Ani Joshi about this a while ago, and he wasn't quite sure why they
> were in there either..

It looks like it might have come from drivers/video/clgenfb.c, perhaps
for use with big endian framebuffers?

If the driver works on PPC without CONFIG_PREP code, let's get rid of


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