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Re: VINO

To: tsbogend@alpha.franken.de (Thomas Bogendoerfer)
Subject: Re: VINO
From: kyriazis@jibe.engr.sgi.com (George Kyriazis)
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 1998 16:59:06 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <19980924011207.09418@alpha.franken.de> from Thomas Bogendoerfer at "Sep 24, 98 01:12:07 am"
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> Is it possible to do VINO DMA directly to the newport ?
> 
As far as I know, you have to do it through memory.

To elaborate:  I believe you can program the DMA controller to copy
from VINO to the REX3 (read: from a fixed address to a fixed address),
but I doubt the data formats are compatible.  Ie, you'll be dumping
garbage to the REX3 registers.

  --george
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