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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [BK PATCH] USB changes for 2.5.34
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On Tue, 2002-09-10 at 23:26, David Woodhouse wrote:
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> alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk said:
> > It changes video mode to get the hardware into a known or roughly
> > known state. Linear framebuffer is a bit of an assumption both at the
> > low end (windowed) and high end (no framebuffer or tiled)
>
> We shouldn't _assume_ it. XFree86 should tell us. And it can tell us about
> the other cases too; some of those we can deal with anyway.

You could make a usermode app that makes a DGA query and feeds the
results to the kernel I guess

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