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Re: rivafb in 2.4 / 2.6 benh kernel.

On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 20:11, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > It seems that 2.4 detects correctly the flatpanel, and 2.6 not. This seems to
> > > be the cause of the 2.6 is not working, and 2.4 works fine.
> > >
> > > There is an option to put at boot to force flatpanel use? rivafb=flatpanel
> > > does not work.
> >
> > Well... I did significant updates of the 2.4 version in my tree based
> > on code in XFree a while ago, but never had the time to do the same
> > for the 2.5 (and now 2.6) version...
> Didn't you report you applied my rivafb patch to your 2.6.0-test tree
> recently? Doess it still not work properly? The only thing I cannot get
> working is the backlight, and the cursor on the initial console is weird.

Ah, ok. Well, I don't know if it works on all models though. Yes, I
did apply it recently.

> Regarding working in changes from Xfree86 CVS: I found the 2.6 rivafb to
> be pretty up to date WRT XFree86 already. But I can have another close
> look.

Ok. Somebody may have done the work then. Nice !


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