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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [BK PATCH] USB changes for 2.5.34
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alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk said:
> There is a patch for this. However its fairly useless since all the
> users are in X11 and while -ac will give you morse as well thats not
> terribly friendly.

> There are some real mode patches that try and get you back into a sane
> video mode and dump you into a saner environment.

Why change video mode? As long as X told the kernel what it's doing, we
know how to drive a linear framebuffer and in fact a few other types of
framebuffers. In the 'oh shit' case we could at least _attempt_ to spew our
dying splutter onto the screen.

--
dwmw2


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