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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Radeon frame buffer driver
On Wed, 10 Apr 2002 wrote:
> >> The colour map is only used by the kernel and the kernel only uses 16
> >> entries so there isn't any reason to waste memory by making it any
> >> larger. I checked a few other drivers and they do the same (aty128fb for
> >> one).
> >
> >However, this change will make the driver not save/restore all color map
> >entries on VC switch in graphics mode.
> Geert, didn't you tell me the fbdev apps were responsible for restoring
> their cmap on console switch ?

Probably not (unless you can quote me on that :-)

The color map is saved/restored in radeonfb_switch().



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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