With this and the following messages the patch for the Impact video
driver will be resubmitted.
- Now - most important - the MUA sends text out unaltered.
- The diff-text is split into several patches, roughly according to
destinations, although these patches are not all independent. ('hope
this helps to handle it better :)
- The early-console stuff, probably helpfull only to kernel-debuggers,
is extracted to an additional patch, waiting backstage for delivery
on demand (only). (This console in principle is usable from kernel-
This patch brings, yet missing, parts that make a Linux-driven Indigo2
Impact (IP28 and most probably IP22-Impact) an usable desktop-machine
"out of the box".
The driver provides the framebuffer console and an interface for the
Xserver (mmap'ing a DMA-pool to the shadow framebuffer and doing the
Meanwhile only a few files are affected and obviously no side-effects
to other parts of the kernel are to be expected.
BTW: it would be appreciated, if someone could verify, that this driver
also works for IP22 Impact.
include/video/impact.h | 205 ++++++++
drivers/video/impact.c | 1020 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
drivers/video/Kconfig | 6 +
drivers/video/Makefile | 1 +
drivers/video/logo/Kconfig | 2 +-
arch/mips/configs/ip28_defconfig | 1 +
arch/mips/sgi-ip22/ip22-setup.c | 26 +
7 files changed, 1260 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)