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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.54 atyfb_base.c compile fix

> I have too many other projects I'm working on right now to dedicate a
> lot of time trying to fix it, but if you had suggestions for what to
> try, I'd appreciate it.
>
> Simply loading the atyfb module, without any args, causes the screen to
> go blank. I can see the cursor blinking, but I can't see any text
> output.

These means atyfb changes the video mode when you insmod. Since the card
usually has a VGA core we shouldn't set the video mode when insmoding.
This way we can insmod the driver and still have VGA text mode. Then
insmoding font.ko and fbcon.ko would load framebuffer console.



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