> On Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 11:31:56AM -0600, Eric Jorgensen wrote:
> > Just for kicks, I was thinking it might be useful to install the
> > board in my Magnum. From what I understand, this is a board that uses a
> > range of memory, an io port, and an irq. I'm also querying the
> > Video4Linux mailing list, but, in the opinion of this list, are shared
> > memory boards working well with linux/mips at this time?
> I haven't tested one, but this will soon change, when I plug in my spare
> ISDN card. In theory memory mapped IO shouldn't make any problems, when the
> driver is written properly (if it runs on Alphas, most of the portabilty
> problems are already solved).
Well, the alan cox told me this board is "sortof" shared memory -
that it uses a range in the ISA memory space as a FIFO. And said that as
long as the MIPS system keeps that range uncached, it should work fine.