Re: Matroxfb in 2.6 still doesn't work in 2.6.7
From: Tomasz Torcz
Date: Sun Jun 20 2004 - 16:39:24 EST
On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 07:01:14PM +0200, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> > > video=matroxfb:vesa:0x11A,right:48,hslen:112,left:248,hslen:112,lower:1,vslen:3,upper:48
> > > maybe with ',sync:3' if +hsync/+vsync are mandatory for your monitor.
> > Neither one works. During kernel boot resolution is switched to 1280x1024, but
> > screen become corrupted - there are some green points in upper part of
> > monitor.
> It works exactly as your kernel is configured. It switched to graphics, but it does
> not paint your console there because you told you kernel to not do that.
> > Also, the patch from platan do not compile:
> And this one too - my patch needs fbcon.
> > # CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE is not set
> Enable this. Into the kernel, not as a module.
Wow! It works! It not the same mode as in XFree (fb is moved lower by one line),
but it is working!
I don't think if I've met CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE earlier in 2.6.x. Also
method of selecing videomode (vesa:xxx stuff, not plain resolution and bpp) seems
strange and alien, but it works with your patch.
When mergin with mainline is planned?
Tomasz Torcz There exists no separation between gods and men:
zdzichu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx one blends softly casual into the other.
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