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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] nvidiafb: PPC & mode setting fixes (#2)
    Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > (This version removes a useless bit that slipped in the previous one)
    > This patch fixes a couple of things in nvidiafb:
    > - The code for retreiving the mode from Open Firmware was broken. It
    > would crash at boot and was copied from the old rivafb code that didn't
    > work very well (I'll update rivafb too one of these days).

    What do you think of making EDID retrieval from the OF generic? Or is
    it too much hassle?

    > - The mode setting code produced weird results on the 5200 card in the
    > iMac G5 here. X "nv" code works fine though. After comparing them, I
    > found out that we aren't really manipulating some VGA bits the same way
    > and X code seemed better, so I slightly changed the mode setting to do
    > the same and that fixed the problem. (The display was strangely shifted
    > with garbage in the margin but not on all lines, and not in bpp 32)
    > Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>

    Thanks for the fix :-)

    Acked-by: Antonino Daplas <>
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