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Bug#342053: DirectFrameBuffer crashes on PPC systems if HW accelerated drivers are used

On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 05:09:15PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Saturday 23 September 2006 16:17, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Is there some place where we can do some kind of framebuffer device
> > detection, and loading of the appropriate modules ? Where is it done
> > for vesafb, which if i am not wrong, is modular on x86 ?
> That should also be an issue for the newt frontend then...

Indeed. Also, given the way initramfs is initialized very early, i have had
some thoughts of moving all the builtin framebuffer devices into the
initramfs, and then have some kind of kernel fbdev hook or something which
will load it. Need to find time to investigate this.

> See:
> rootskel/src/lib/debian-installer-startup.d/S40framebuffer-module-linux-*



Sven Luther

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