Removing generic AGP options

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Oct 4 13:28:38 PDT 2004

On Sunday 03 October 2004 08:19 pm, Eric Anholt wrote:
> I would like to remove the generic support from the various AGP
> drivers.  These are the cases of matching the vendor and PCIC_BRIDGE ||
> PCIS_BRIDGE_HOST with AGP capabilities.  My reasoning is that, while we
> sometimes get lucky, most of the times it seems like the wrong type of
> AGP driver attaches, and people get unexplained hangs when doing
> "startx."  One example would be myself with a new AMD64 system, where
> agp_via attached when agp_amd64 looks like what was necessary.  I know
> we've had examples of this before with agp_amd, agp_via, and agp_intel
> in the past.  Any opposition?
> I think most of our drivers have the PCI IDs they currently support
> anyway (I might check linux before making the change), so I don't think
> this would have much impact on current users.

Please.  This has been a low priority item on my todo list for a while.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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