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Re: Fwd: [PATCH 1/2] Framebuffer split

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Fwd: [PATCH 1/2] Framebuffer split
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 23:29:22 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 05:17:32PM +0200, Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Michal Suchanek<address@hidden> wrote:
> > 2009/8/1 Robert Millan <address@hidden>:
> > I guess the current initialization is somewhat fishy. I haven't looked
> > at the code so far but the way it works is odd. When I change output
> > to gfxterm it apparently tries to initialize the vbe graphics but it
> > fails to find any videomode unless I run vbetest before starting
> > gfxterm.
> >
> > The situation is the same both pre- and post- split.
> insmod vbe
> Autoload right driver would be nice. Perhaps having a list of pairs
> (PCI vendor; driver) ?

I suppose this will make sense when we have hardware drivers for video.

Robert Millan

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