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SubjectRe: matroxfb and 2.6.0-test2
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 08:34:40PM -0300, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> The card is a Matrox Millenium G400 M4A32DG (single head).
>
> 2.6.0-test2 is the first 2.5.x I try, so I may be missing
> something.
>
> During make modules_install I noticed the following warning
> (yes, I installed the latest module-init-tools):
>
> if [ -r System.map ]; then /sbin/depmod -ae -F System.map 2.6.0-test2; fi
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.0-test2/kernel/drivers/video/matrox/matroxfb_crtc2.ko
> needs unknown symbol matroxfb_enable_irq

Yes, I'll fix that. Arpi pointed that out to me when I backported
IRQ support to the 2.4.x. Just adding

EXPORT_SYMBOL(matroxfb_enable_irq);

at the end of drivers/video/matrox/matroxfb_base.c does the trick.

> I don't know if it's serious but then I rebooted from 2.4.21.
>
> My init script contains
>
> if lspci | grep -q 'MGA G400'; then
> modprobe matroxfb_base
> fi
>
> and /etc/modprobe.conf options matroxfb_base vesa=440
>
> After it the screen became corrupted with a dump of my last
> shutdown. All commands still worked. I don't use fbset at all.
> The logs don't have anything about matroxfb.

Try building matroxfb into the kernel. I believe that current VT system
does not take over console anymore if fbdev is loaded after fbcon, but
I never tested it myself.
Petr Vandrovec

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