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SubjectRe: FBdev remains in unusable state
On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, David Woodhouse wrote:

> said:
> > Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt, X11 paragraph, last sentence:
> > -------8<-----
> > The X-Server must restore the video mode correctly, else you end up
> > with a broken console (and vesafb cannot do anything about this).
> > -------8<-----
> This isn't strictly true. We could just call the VESA BIOS to set it up
> again for us. The 'vesa' XFree86 driver manages to do this perfectly well
> from userspace, even.

Then why not include this set up code into vesafb?

Balazs Pozsar

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