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Re: Open a discussion about bug 253324

On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 07:38:14PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 04:25:22PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Well, if you would go out of your x86-centric world, you would know that
> > half if not more of the architectures debian support _DON'T_ have text
> > console. You mean we should provide a null modem cable and a laptop with
> > every debian CD we ship or something such ?
> Who talked about modularizing all fb drivers for all architectures.  And
> btw, many architectures have text-only firmware-based consoles that
> allow early debugging (even long before any fb driver can take over
> control)

You realize that Jens is the powerpc patch maintainer, and that the
decision he took unilateraly means many of the pegasos user base who
have voodoo graphic cards will not have any available early info, and
since i am going to to have to do usersupport of those, i will
personally suffer from those.


Sven Luther

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