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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: FB accel capabilities patch
On Wed, 19 May 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
> David Eger <eger@theboonies.us> wrote:
> > A month or two ago I noticed that the framebuffer console driver doesn't
> > know to do proper framebuffer acceleration in Linux 2.6;
>
> For what fbdev operations will acceleration be used?

Text console acceleration (rectangle copy, rectangle fill, bitmap expansion,
panning, y-wrap). These have been in use since ages, but the current 2.6 fbcon
code doesn't use all of it anymore.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
Geert

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