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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: hgafb crash on MDA only cards


Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Current (2.4.0pre8) hgafb will misdetect MDA only cards and
> then crash - last message briefly seen before screen clears is
>
> hgafb: <NULL> with 32K of memory detected.
>
> A comparison to the detection code in XFree86 shows that hgafb
> forgets to return failure if the status port doesn't show
> any active changes associated with counting vertical syncs.

Hi!

I'm happy to see I'm not the only one using theese old beasts. :)
Your patch looks good, thanks for it! I'll test it tonight.

Best regards,
Ferenc Bakonyi

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