Dropped kdrive == fbdev regression

Steven Newbury steve at snewbury.org.uk
Fri Mar 10 12:52:01 UTC 2017

Since kdrive, in particular Xfbdev has been dropped, this has left a
hole in support for MONO (1bpp) framebuffer devices.  I've been using
Xfbdev for a picolcd mono matrix device for a few years.

The Xorg fbdev driver only supports a minimum of 8bpp framebuffer
formats which wasn't a problem given the existance of Xfbdev, but now
leaves a whole class of hardware unsupportable.
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