Fbdev-backend removal from Weston (Re: Upcoming release)

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Wed Jan 23 16:32:17 UTC 2019

On Tue, 2019-01-22 at 22:46 -0500, nerdopolis wrote:

> Well, TBH, It's just my quazi-distribution Live CD that I still maintain...
> It falls back to the Framebuffer on systems (or seats) that don't have 
> Kernel Mode Setting. The number of users now probably is low...

I think the biggest class of fbdev users on reasonably modern hardware
are people who've said nomodeset to avoid a drm driver bug and so fall
down to efifb. I wonder if it's worth making a trivial efikms driver
for that case.

- ajax

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