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SubjectRe: Overriding X on panic
On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 04:10:43PM +0000, Alan wrote:
> > modesettings to use can still be in userspace, the execution of the
> > series of IO's would be in the kernel, and the kernel would store
> > bundles of settings, including a "rescue" one, but also for
> > suspend/resume...
>
> The mode switch sequences for modern cards are a bit more hairy than
> lists of I/O poking unfortunately.

The int 10 call to get back to text mode generally seems to work, but,
uh. Yeah. Maybe not.

(I'm sure nobody would /really/ object to linking x86emu into the
kernel...)
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Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org
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