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SubjectRe: SVGA kernel chipset drivers.
   Date: 	Mon, 3 Jun 1996 20:36:14 +1000 (EST)
From: Matty <>

Back onto the X point, the kernel routines are the low-level stuff
specific to the graphics cards. Make them VESA compliant so that as many
cards as possible are supported, and the standard kernel API can be called
by X to do whatever.....

This is another example of what happens when amatuers post to
linux-kernel.... :-)

If you make the routines VESA complaint, then they can't take advantage
of any of the card-specific accelerated features. This means that
performance of the X server will go *down* as a result.

- Ted

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