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SubjectRe: [linux-fbdev] [PATCH] fbcon->vgacon->fbcon
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 10:28:02PM -0700, James Simmons wrote:
> Hi!
> Here is a new version of my vga patch. I now have it where you go from
> vgacon to fbcon to vgacon again. I have tried this with the vga16fb
> driver and it works very well. It needs a little work for a better
> vgacon restore mode. Vgacon can even restore the fonts itself :-)
> I tested it with the matrox framebufer with less luck. I assume I'm not
> freeing resources properly. I will test it with other fbdev drivers next
> week. Thank you.

Matroxfb does not switch hardware to VGA mode on exit. Try doing
'fbset -depth 0 -a' before quitting from matroxfb.
Petr Vandrovec

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