Re: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source (amusing thread :)

Alan Cox (
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 18:22:59 +0000 (GMT)

> Teunis> Neither card is safe from userspace FWIW, and S3-ViRGE/GX has
> Teunis> a nasty tendency to crash under XFree86 for me...
> Doesn't the ViRGE allow you to access everything from the mmio area?

Yes but you can definitely lock the PCI bus on a S3-Virge by writing crap
into the MMIO area (been there, done that - dont DMA tv into mmio registers
bad things occur)


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