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    SubjectRe: Generic VESA framebuffer driver and Video card BOOT?
    On Gwe, 2004-10-15 at 23:27, Kendall Bennett wrote:
    > Right. I haven't yet figured out how to mark the code as __init so it can
    > get tossed out, although if we use the VESA driver after the fact you
    > would want to keep it around in that case. But to just boot the card and
    > use say the Radeon FB driver it would be nice to toss out the code.

    Every function that starts __init, and every data object starting
    __initdata gets magically blown away at the end of boot.


    int __init messy_horrible_boot_function(blah)

    > Also is it possible to run X on a machine that is running from a serial
    > console and have it start up on the graphics card at that point? I


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