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SubjectRe: 2.1.123 and fbcon.c
On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> In article <Pine.LNX.4.03.9809282005090.17348-100000@mercator.cs.kuleuven.ac.be>,
> Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be> wrote:
> >
> >Please don't waste your time on creating these patches. These things are
> >functional in the vger tree (ftp://vger.rutgers.edu/pub/linux/README.CVS).
>
> He's not wasting time.

He is.

Besides, his patches were incorrect.

> I have stopped synching up to vger a _long_ time ago. Anybody who still
> thinks vger has _any_ relevance to the standard kernel is very much
> misguided.

In that case, please disable CONFIG_FB completely on the Intel platform, so I
won't see any complaints about it anymore. And be sure 2.2 will support less
platforms than 2.0. Other platforms rely on an up-to-date drivers/video.

_I_ am used to getting other patches to make things work on my machines, but
unfortunately other's aren't...

Greetings,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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