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    SubjectGeode GX framebuffer driver: Arcom vs. AMD
    Is there any reason why the GPL framebuffer driver for the GX/GX1/LX
    directly from AMD is not integrated into the kernel and only a custom
    driver for only the GX/GX1 written by Arcom exists?

    If you have an LX, the Arcom driver won't work and it is difficult to
    use AMD's patch for 2.6.11 with a more recent kernel because the
    drivers/video/geode directory has filename conflicts with files in the

    If there are no issues preventing its inclusion, would updated patches
    be accepted to switch to AMD's framebuffer driver? The AMD patches
    would need to be combined to support all three platforms in the driver
    dir, all sitting on top of the Cimarron HAL installed in lib/cimarron.

    The entire AMD LX patch for 2.6.11 is here:

    The relevant parts are:

    Thanks, -Andrew
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