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SubjectRe: [PATCH] matroxfb and mga XF4 driver coexistence...
On 11 Apr 01 at 14:55, Chris Meadors wrote:
> I would like to see this fixed as much as anyone (even complained to the
> XFree people from SuSE last ALS). But I don't think the fix should be in
> the kernel. XF4 needs to be fixed. The problem doesn't just effect the
> maxtroxfb, but also the vgacon video mode selection.

But only users using matroxfb complains to me and/or to linux-kernel ;-)
You know, it worked last week, but it does not work anymore today. And
only thing I changed was kernel. So it must be in kernel...

> If I put anything other than "normal" or "extended" in the "vga=" line of
> my lilo.conf the machine starts okay, but upon exiting X bad stuff

It is first time I see that other drivers than mga one has troubles.

> I don't use the matroxfb driver so this patch wouldn't help me, and is
> also why I say XFree 4.0 needs to be fixed.

Buy matrox and use matroxfb. It will fix problem for you, then...
Petr Vandrovec

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