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Re: Merging ‘wip-newt-installer’ in master?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Merging ‘wip-newt-installer’ in master?
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:00:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> skribis:

> I confirm that the RX580 does not have framebuffer/KMS support with the ATI
> driver.
> There is KMS support with the AMDGPU driver, sadly it requires some 
> proprietary
> blob :(

I’d expect the framebuffer to always work, at least through VESA, no?

> During the Guix days you mentioned that you went for KMSCON because of 
> encoding
> issues if I recall correctly.  So what about this: on startup, test if KMS is
> supported.  If not, fall back to the default TTY, and too bad for the limited
> encoding :p  Would that work?

That would be a reasonable workaround.


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