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SubjectRe: Where are the matroxfb updates?
On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 12:04:20AM -0800, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 01:36:29PM +0600, Anuradha Ratnaweera wrote:
> >
> > -pre3 and -pre4 don't build matroxfb_g450 and matroxfb_crtc2 as
> > modules. I have FB_MATROX_G450 set to "m", so these modules don't
> > get added to obj-m. The "ifeq"s in the Makefile now check only for
> > the value "y" of this symbol, not for "m".
>
> You did not run 'make oldconfig', did you?

I did. (I use make-kpkg on Debian, so it does another superfluous make
oldconfig, too). But I tried many other variations before looking at
the Makefile and Config.in itself.

> By default people use secondary output on g550 and they were
> complaining that they see nothing.

Then isn't it then sane to make FB_MATROX_G450 to "bool" and not
"tristate", because selecting "m" does _nothing_ !

> So you do not have choice to screw up things now.

Only for 550 owners, though :-(

BTW, now I _have_ g450 built into the kernel (see signature below) and
both monitors display the same screen. /dev/fb1 gets registered, and
ttys get moved to it with con2fb, but not to any of the monitors. Both
monitors still seem to act as /dev/fb0. The moved tty no longer exist.

Didn't have time to do more research on this.

Thanks.

Anuradha

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