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SubjectRe: FBdev remains in unusable state
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VANDROVE@vc.cvut.cz 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.

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dwmw2


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