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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: [PATCH] tdfx ported to new fbdev api
From: Dave Jones <davej@suse.de>
Date: Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 10:08:47PM +0100
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 01:00:04PM -0800, James Simmons wrote:
> > > > The patch is against 2.5.5-dj2
> > > > http://www.transvirtual.com/~jsimmons/tdfx.diff
> > > Is this one different to the one I saw last time?
> > Actually no. I think the driver hasn't changed. I does work for me. Did
> > you try it out again.
>
> Ok. I didn't look too deeply last time, but it died immediately
> on switching the display, and was really dead, no keyboard leds,
> nada.
>
That was my experience also (Voodoo 4500 pci/Alpha architecture).
However, the VIDCFG_2X handling in his patch worked, and the kernel
(pre-2.4.18) didn't. Luckily, a small patch was accepted to change that.

I'm willing to test any patches for tdfxfb on Alpha.

Good luck,
Jurriaan
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