[parisc-linux] XFree-4.2 and C110

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Sun, 30 Jun 2002 23:10:13 +0100

On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 09:48:18AM -0500, Bryan W. Headley wrote:
> The system appears to be looking in /proc/bus/pci to look for video 
> cards and framebuffers, which is a bogus way to find video cards on a 
> PC, too (VESA bus, ISA, EISA, MCA... where is that video card?)


> I'm not too fond of synthesizing a "pci" directory, and making up fake 
> IDs for things that aren't PCI cards...

Well... it's a hack which we already kind of do, and won't need to
carry forward into 2.5.  There's a fake PCI device per IOC, so maybe
this could be filled in by a gfx card.  In 2.5, we'll have driverfs
and hopefully X won't have to tell the difference.

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