lost /dev/agpgart , X11 confused.

Ted Faber faber at ISI.EDU
Thu Jan 5 15:00:54 PST 2006

On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 04:59:39PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 January 2006 05:48 pm, Ted Faber wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 05:00:13PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > Ok, use the workaround other folks have posted for now.  Hack vga_pci.c
> > > to always add the "agp" device in its attach routine instead of checking
> > > for PCIY_AGP.
> >
> > FYI, this worked just fine.
> >
> > I see that a few people are having problems with this.  Is there any
> > interest in adding a tunable to force the agp device into existence?
> > I'd be happy to whip up a patch.
> The real fix is to change the various agp drivers to use identify routines to 
> create the agp devices off of hostb and vgapci devices themselves and stop 
> creating the devices in the hostb and vgapci attach routines.

I understand.  I have time and knowledge to apply the band-aid, but not
to do the surgery. :-)  If you think someone would be interested enough
to commit the band-aid, I'll happily do the legwork.

Ted Faber
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