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SubjectRe: [linux-fbdev] [PATCH] fbcon->vgacon->fbcon
On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, James Simmons wrote:
> > Matroxfb does not switch hardware to VGA mode on exit. Try doing
> > 'fbset -depth 0 -a' before quitting from matroxfb.
>
> I know. I wanted for vgacon to reset the video mode itself. This way ANY
> fbdev driver can go back top vgacon.

That won't be possible because returning to VGA text mode is chip-specific.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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