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Re: [PATCH] Video mode fixes in linux loader

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Video mode fixes in linux loader
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 22:47:19 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 05:59:11PM -0400, BandiPat wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
>> Btw, I increased the mode list considerably (using documented modes from
>> Wikipedia).  Chances that your ultra-weird mode of choice is supported are
>> much greater now.
>> There's still no fuzzy matching, though.  I'm not sure if we'd want to do
>> that at all for vga= modes, since we already do it properly in our video
>> subsystem.
> =========
> I'll give them a look as soon as I can get something new built.  I'll  
> have to admit, I didn't expect you guys to go to so much trouble, since  
> the vga= will be going away anyhow.  We can all live with the "fuzzy  
> matching" for now, until you get the new video subsystem operating  
> properly.  Don't put a lot of time into something that won't be used  
> much longer, as we can live with things as they are for the moment.

Maybe you're right :-/

Hopefuly this will be less of a problem when we can set it from a variable
using a sane interface...

Robert Millan

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