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Mon Feb 21 17:34:36 PST 2005
On Monday 21 February 2005 20:17, Jon Smirl wrote:
> I have all of the pieces needed to build this. I just can't figure out
> where to hook it into the kernel. Worst case is that I have to go
> modify 75 framebuffer drivers to explicitly support reset.
Wandering off-topic here...
You keep saying 75 or other big numbers. Isn't the number closer to 10? By
which I mean, don't we really only care about structural changes to the fbdev
drivers that have a corresponding drm driver? That would leave: tdfx,
radeon, rage128, mach64, mga, sis, unichrome, intel, savage... and maybe
someday s3virge and trident too.
I don't want to get too bogged down on this point, but I'd forgotten to ask
this at xdevconf. I understand the appeal of having every fbdev driver
behave the same, but it might be an easier pitch to only try to change the
drivers that need this for 3D.
If it's a stupid question feel free to ignore me.
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