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    SubjectRe: edd breaking vesafb
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    Le jeudi 18 septembre 2008 à 09:26 -0700, H. Peter Anvin a écrit :
    > Pascal Terjan wrote:
    > > Hello
    > >
    > > I got a report of vesafb no longer working since edd is used on a
    > > machine (Shuttle FN41SP).
    > > It's a BIOS bug that was easily workarounded by calling set_video before
    > > query_edd.
    > > Does someone see some issue in doing that ?
    > >
    >
    > Yes, it means that we won't get the status and error messages from
    > query_edd. In fact, we changed the ordering specifically for this reason.

    Indeed

    > The VESA code and EDD code both use the boot code heap. One could guess
    > that the problem is data left on the heap by the EDD code causing a
    > failure when combined with a bad BIOS.
    >
    > Does this patch work for you?
    >

    No it does not help

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