Xorg 7.0r1 / i810 / ForceBios doesn't work with fairlite drivers
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Sun Jun 25 11:39:30 PDT 2006
On Sun, 25 Jun 2006 11:19:02 -0600
Philip Prindeville <philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:
> Philip Prindeville wrote:
> >Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> >>On Wed, 21 Jun 2006 09:57:18 +0200
> >>Christian Weiske <cweiske at cweiske.de> wrote:
> >>>>In the interim, continue to use the i915resolution program
> >>>I can't use it when hibernating, as I can't call the program before
> >>Just call it from an initramfs then, just before the resume kicks
> >>in, works great for me.
> >Say, I was wondering... As long as we continue to drag the ball &
> >chain called VBE, why not integrate the 915resolution into the i810
> >driver and pass the parameter in as a kernel flag when booting?
> >That way, the i810 module could register an ACPI handler that
> >remembers to rewrite the RAM copy of VBIOS when the machine returns
> >from suspend, etc... and it would just work.
> In case it wasn't clear, I was referring to the kernel i810 module
> and not to the Xorg server module i810_drv.so ...
There is supposed to be a branch that would add native mode setting to
the xorg module, would that not also fix the problem? Seems easier to
wait for that to stabilize.
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