SMI 501 local bus driver

Christian Pössinger poessinger at
Thu Sep 25 07:26:27 PDT 2008

On Thu, 25.09.2008, 16:23, Alex Deucher wrote:
> Paulo Cesar Pereira de Andrade is doing the work on the siliconmotion
> driver at the moment.  He may know more about local bus issues.  FWIW,
> the kernel sm501 FB driver supports both pci and local bus
> configurations as well as both outputs.  So if worse comes to worst,
> you could use the fbdev ddx on top of that (assuming you are using
> Linux).
> Alex

The main reason why I want to port the driver is that I need the hardware
acceleration. The fb only provides me with 11fps but I need at least


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