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SubjectRe: Fbdev 2.5.49 BK fixes.
On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 11:22:07PM +0000, James Simmons wrote:
> > > Hm. Strange. It should work. Can you get serial console working?
> >
> > Forgot to mention, I've seen message:
> > fbcon_setup: No support for fontwidth 8
> > in /var/log/dmesg.
> >
> > I found this printk() in fbcon_setup(), but i can't even imagine
> > why it happens.
>
> Perfect. I found the problem and I'm about to commit to BK. I posted the
> latest patch against 2.5.49 at
>
>
> http://phoenix.infradead.org/~jsimmons/fbdev.diff.gz
>
I see some harmless crap slipped into the patch again :))

Add these file into /home/jsimmons/dontdiff:
vmlinux.lds.s
gen_init_cpio
initramfs_data.cpio.gz

I'll test the patch this eveninig.

> > I understand this situation perfectly, looks like it's almost common for
> > developers working in "not so importatnt for servers" subsystems :(
>
> :-( Some day that attitude will change.
>

Lets hope so.

> P.S
>
> Several drivers have been ported but not all. NVIDIA is still broken
> but I will fix it tonight.

I can test the fix on my riva128.

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