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    SubjectRe: Fixes for vgafb on 2.1.107
    Geert Uytterhoeven <> 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- 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.
    Horst von Brand
    Casilla 9G, Viña del Mar, Chile +56 32 672616

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