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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] framebuffer: Remove pmag-aa-fb
On Sun, 22 Sep 2013, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> > Thanks, but the changes required are actually much more than that -- the
> > driver has never been converted to the modern TURBOchannel API. I have
> > now dug out an old patch I was working on back in 2006 to convert this
> > driver as well as drivers/video/maxinefb.c. I'll try to complete the two
> > drivers as soon as possible (unfortunately I can't test the latter at all;
> > it's for an onboard graphics adapter of another DECstation model),
> > although I now remember the main reason I didn't complete them back then
> > was they used an old internal API that was removed and no suitable
> > replacement provided. I need to investigate again what that actually was
> > though (hw cursor probably).
> pmag-aa-fb.c still has struct display_switch (for the old drawing API) and the
> old fb_ops (with get_var()/get_fix()), instead of the new fb_ops (rectangular
> drawing API and var/fix as member data).

That I got covered already in the old patch, but there was something
else. Otherwise I would have pushed it along updates for pmag-ba-fb.c and
pmagb-b-fb.c long ago.


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