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    SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: FB accel capabilities patch
    On Wed, 19 May 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > David Eger <> 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.



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