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P5PB(4)              NetBSD/amiga Kernel Interfaces Manual             P5PB(4)


NAME
p5pb -- Phase5 PCI bridge driver
SYNOPSIS
p5pb0 at p5bus0 pci* at p5pb? genfb* at pci? voodoofb* at pci? options P5PB_DEBUG options P5PB_CONSOLE
DESCRIPTION
The p5pb driver provides support for the PCI bus present on various devices equipped with the Phase5 PCI bridge. The P5PB_CONSOLE option activates the necessary support for the console on CyberVisionPPC and BlizzardVisionPPC, allowing the attachment of the genfb(4) driver. 3Dfx Voodoo 3 boards installed in G-REX are also sup- ported as console by this option in conjunction with the voodoofb(4) driver. Additional, excessive debugging output is enabled by the P5PB_DEBUG option.
HARDWARE
The p5pb driver supports the following hardware: - Phase5 BlizzardVisionPPC graphics card - Phase5 CyberVisionPPC graphics card - DCE Computer G-REX 1200 - DCE Computer G-REX 4000
SEE ALSO
amiga/cv3dpb(4), amiga/p5membar(4), genfb(4), pci(4) Programming the G-REX PCI bridge: http://wiki.netbsd.org/users/rkujawa/g-rex/
HISTORY
The p5pb device first appeared in NetBSD 6.0.
AUTHORS
The p5pb driver was written by Radoslaw Kujawa <radoslaw.kujawa@gmail.com>.
CAVEATS
The NetBSD developers don't have access to G-REX hardware or documenta- tion. Support for this device is based on best wishes. Support for genfb(4) framebuffer on CVPPC/BVPPC needs more testing.
BUGS
DMA to host memory is not supported. This is a driver limitation. NetBSD 9.99 February 17, 2017 NetBSD 9.99
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