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SubjectRe: fbcon + scrolling = irq timeouts?

On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, Mark Hahn wrote:

> > which will be written will not entirely cure the problem. The truth is the
> > only really cure for something like this is real time linux.
>
> or else keeping shitty PIO hardware out of the kernel. in this case,
> VESA fbcon seems to be even more excremental than PIO IDE ever was.

I couldn't agree with you more. Vesafb is meant as a solution when you
don't have a real fbdev driver for your video card yet but want fbcon.

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