Future desktop on dumb frame buffers?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Mar 21 14:20:08 PDT 2011

>   1) inertia: fbdev has been around a lot longer, and provides most of
>   what embedded devices need anyway
>   2) feature set: why bother doing a full KMS driver if you're not
>   going to use any of the additional features it would provide (output
>   management, memory management, execution management)

3) its got documentation

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