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    SubjectRe: [Patch]: Fix rivafb's NV_ARCH_, cleanup DEBUG, backlight control on ppc
    On Friday 09 July 2004 19:25, Guido Guenther wrote:
    > On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 10:36:44AM -0500, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > > Ok, well, it looks good to me. There is no active maintainer for rivafb
    > > so, I suppose if nobody complains of breakage, it should be fine.
    > Since this isn't in yet. Here's another version that:
    > - fixes the PCI-IDs (needed to get it to work on at least the NV17)
    > - cleans up the DEBUG option (similar to the new radeonfb). This also
    > makes it easy to replace printk by btext_printf() (on ppc) or similar
    > to ease debugging of the fb code when all else fails.
    > - adds backlight control for Apple powerbooks
    > Patch is against 2.6.7-bk20. Please apply,
    > -- Guido

    Tried the patch, and works okay for me (NV10 x86). I'm not really too
    keen on making debug printing as a kernel config option, but it's a minor point.
    This patch should be applied.


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