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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Generic VESA framebuffer driver and Video card BOOT?
hi :)

On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 03:13:13PM +0200, Gerd Knorr wrote:
> You have a application running which uses the framebuffer device, then
> suspend with that app running. You'll have to restore the state of
> the device _before_ restarting all the userspace proccesses, otherwise
> the app will not be very happy.

As long as the app only interfaces with the framebuffer device and not
directly with the hardware it won't notice.
The apps data will simply not show up on the screen until the
usermode helper finishes.

Martin Waitz
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