[Openchrome-devel] [Bug 91966] No signal to monitor with X and openchrome using VX855 chipset graphics

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Mon Nov 2 01:21:05 PST 2015


--- Comment #48 from Benno Schulenberg <bensberg at justemail.net> ---
(In reply to Kevin Brace from comment #47)
> The functions that save and restore VIA Technologies extended VGA registers
> were broken (i.e., Many registers were not being saved when they should have
> been saved.), and in particular, the code was not fully saving many VGA
> registers for UniChrome Pro and Chrome 9.

One obvious fix is suggested by the code itself.  See attached patch.

> Since the my current code does not really resolve the matter, there is no
> official patch for this rewrite at this point.

Small patches that fix one specific issue are much more likely to get accepted.

> I sent the code sample to Xavier Bachelot, but due to various first time
> developer issues  has not accepted the changes yet.

Did you send it to the mailing list too?  It's much better to have things in
the open: seeing things happen can trigger someone into helping.

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