Re: atyfb in 2.5.51

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Thu Dec 12 2002 - 15:23:23 EST


> On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 20:43, David S. Miller wrote:
> > fbdev is nice, in the specific cases where the device fits the fbdev
> > model, because once you have the kernel bits you have X support :)
> fbdev also can't be used in some situations on x86. Deeply fascinating
> things happen on some x86 processors if you execute a loop of code with
> an instruction that crosses two different memory types.

Sounds like cpu bug to me? What cpus are affected?

Could be worked around by pointing debug register at memory boundary?


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