Kernel Mode Setting DRMFB?
maximlevitsky at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 09:45:48 PDT 2008
Mike Lothian wrote:
> There's been a lot of talk about kernel mode setting including setting
> the correct resolution at boot and nice VT switching
> I was just wondering if there is some sort of DRM FB option to do
> this? If so where are the patches and is it being pushed for 2.6.28?
> Or am I completely misunderstanding the feature? If so how do you use it :D
modesetting isn't yet in mainline, by the way, when you xorg developers think it will be merged?
FB support is included in kernel modesetting support, it is emulated on top of it, thus
you need to load just the drm module, and don't need fb drivers anymore.
My .002 cents,
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