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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] fix controlfb and platinumfb drivers
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On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 01:08, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> James Simmons writes:
>
> > Applied. Tho it is strnage. You shouldn't need to call fb_set_var from the
> > driver.
>
> It's just convenient to use fb_set_var to get the hardware set to the
> initial mode. Would it be better to call controlfb_check_var,
> controlfb_set_par, etc., directly?

I think we are supposed to rely on the console subsytem opening us thus
doing a set_par() with the initial var rather than doing set_var ourselves,
but I'm not too sure, I added those set_var at a time where I had incorrect
results without, we may be able to remove them by now...

Ben.

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