i810 driver branches
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Tue Aug 8 04:38:34 PDT 2006
I have two problems with the i810 driver and they are both solved in
First i needed 1280x800 resolution for a LVDS panel where the BIOS
wrongly tells the driver it is a 1024x768 panel. With a small hack in
the modesetting branch i could trick the driver in thinking it is a
1280x800 panel and it works great.
The second problem is that i need a dualhead setup with two different
revolutions (1280x800 + 1280x1024). The mergedfb branch makes this
possible, of course the driver thinks the panel is 1024x768 again since
for that fix i need the modesetting branch.
The good thing about this is, I know the hardware works, the bad thing
is I need both branches at the same time.
Now my question, what are the plans with these branches, both seem to
have active development. Will they be merged into "master" anytime
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