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SubjectRe: Fixes for vgafb on 2.1.107
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Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be> said:
> After a lot of work, I found out what was wrong with vgafb in 2.1.107. The
> strange thing was that it does work in the vger tree...

Works fine now here. i586 UP, egcs-19980621, binutils-2.9.1.0.6. Thanks!

[...]

> Suggestions to make life easier with 2.1.107:
>
> - Use frame buffer devices and vgafb (until vgacon is sped up). Vgafb
> scrolls much faster because it uses panning.

True enough. I used to be able to see the scrolling in "ls ~" (much random
junk ;-); not anymore.

> You have to turn on the experimental switch for this, but don't we all do
> this for a _development_ kernel? :-)

You can actually turn it off?! ;-)

> P.S. Expect a lot of other patches soon.

I'll be here, don't worry.
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