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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] matroxfb: remove incorrect Matrox G200eV support
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On Fri, 2011-03-04 at 12:29 -0800, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> This is all quite strange -- 2.5 years ago when I wrote the patch it
> seemed to
> work ok. On newer revisions of the x3650M2 it seems broken. The
> original
> machine I wrote it for was cut up ages ago.
>
> I suppose we could simply blacklist any G200eV with a subsystem vendor
> ID of
> 0x1014 (IBM) until we figure out how to correct the driver. Our
> customers will
> be deprived, but as it seems to be broken across most of our product
> lines I
> doubt any of them are making serious use of it anyway. :)
>
> Something like this?

Does X work with the open source drivers ? In that case a better
approach would be to try to figure out what's different between the way
the 2 drivers setup the card registers and fix matroxfb..

Cheers,
Ben.




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