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SubjectRe: [linux-fbdev] [PATCH] aty128fb & >8bit
On Sun, 10 Dec 2000, Tom Rini wrote:
> Hello. I just noticed that in 2.2.18pre27 you can only use the aty128fb
> driver at 8 bit, because of some missing bits to drivers/video/
> w/o this you can't use console at > 8 bit nor X. I would consider this to
> be a good thing to squash for 2.2.18 final because 2.2.18 is the 1st release
> in a while that works well on PPC, and lots of PPCs have a rage128.

You mean the FBCON_CFBx options with x > 8? You're correct that you need them
for a text console, but you don't need them for X.



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