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Re: No offb in kernel-image-2.4.16-powerpc

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 08:46:26AM -0500, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> >Unfortunately, like 2.4.12, although CONFIG_FB_OF=y, it behaves as if 
> >there is no offb!
> Found the problem.  In offb_init(), somewhere between 2.4.8 and 2.4.12, 
> the normal bootx way to initialize the video has been surrounded by
> which is not set in the Debian kernel-image packages.
> I'm not going to suggest that we reinstate that flag (just reread the 
> archives, particularly from this past February, not a good thing).  But 
> in general, why is that test there?  Do the tests for bootx at the start 
> of that function (prom_num_displays == 0 && boot_infos != 0) not work?
> In summary, is BootX/ofonly going to be unsupported by the Debian 
> kernel-image packages, or is there some way to make it work?

Checking back on this bug... This code still appears to be there. Have
you talked to Ben about this?

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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