Re: kernel 2.2 and d-i
On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Real disappointed by the kernel 2.4.26 that allocates the videoram
> randomly and often completely out of 24-bit VIDEL range I have given
> last try with the 2.2.x kernel. And what a surprise - at the moment
> where kernel 2.4.x turned font colors to red and got stuck the 2.2.x
> cleared the screen and offered language selection!
Probably frame buffer devices are initialised later in 2.4 than in 2.2.
But (looking at the code in 2.2.10) atafb does call atari_stram_alloc() to
alloc memory? And atari_stram_alloc() returns memory that's not ST-RAM?
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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