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Re: showstoppers when moving from kernel 2.4 to 2.6

Joerg Friedrich schrieb am Donnerstag, 25. November 2004 um 21:37:21 +0100:
> Hi,
> I have two issues after switching from kernel 2.4.x to 2.6.x
> Second: Problem with afbinit, which is needed to use AFB-based graphics
> adaptor. /etc/init.d/afbinit tries to parse the output of dmesg to
> determin which devices needs to be initialized.
> 2.4: has this output:
> fb0: Elite 3D at 000001fc00000000 type 39 DAC 0
> 2.6:
> ffb: AFB at 000001fc00000000 type 39 DAC 10
> /etc/init.d/afbinit is looking for "Elite 3D" which is no longer
> reported by 2.6. ok can be worked around, but 2.6 does no longer report
> the devicename (fb0 in this example).
> Does anyone know a possibility to get the devicename?

After searching a while I found a solution. gentoo had a patch, so it
should work now. the patch should appear on
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=250619 soon :-)

One last question: anone using devfs or udev?
How are the framebuffer-devices named?

Jörg Friedrich

There are only 10 types of people:
Those who understand binary and those who don't.

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