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SubjectRe: How to compile kernel for Geode GX1
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> If you are using the vesa framebuffer on the Geode, you will also want to 
> make a minor change to vesafb.c. Because the framebuffer is located within
> the processor itself, requesting the memory region always caused my Geode
> boxes to freeze. I think that we can safely eliminate this call, since we
> know the memory is always available:

That actually looks like a correct change. The Geode and one or two other
devices use memory that may well not be visible in the system map. Being
unable to map the memory in the vesafb case is worth a warning but not
fatal
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