Re: [PATCH 2.4, 2.6] rivafb 16bpp text background colour fix

From: James Simmons
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 13:44:27 EST

I applied it to the newer Nvidia driver I have. I plan to o stream line in
the next few weeks.

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, Jakub Bogusz wrote:

> I sent it already to Ani Joshi long time ago (December 2002),
> but it seems to be lost somewhere in time.
> I noticed that Pawel Goleniowski made the same patch and sent to LKML
> in December 2003 and January 2004:
> but it's still not fixed.
> The same applies to 2.6.x series, only filename
> (linux-2.6.*/drivers/video/riva/fbdev.c instead of .../riva/accel.c)
> and whitespace (tabs are used now instead of spaces) differ.
> Original description (written in Dec 2002):
> > I noticed, that text background in 16bpp (only) modes is displayed
> > incorrectly. That's because convert_bgcolor_16() converts value to RGBA
> > from 15bpp, not 16bpp.
> >
> > The fix is attached (works for me, tested by one more person).
> > Patch was made against Linux 2.4.19, but should apply to 2.4.20 and
> > 2.5.x without changes.

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