Re: Linux 2.6.28-rc7

From: Alistair John Strachan
Date: Tue Dec 02 2008 - 11:15:00 EST

On Tuesday 02 December 2008 15:50:47 Alejandro Riveira Fernández wrote:
> El Tue, 2 Dec 2008 15:20:25 +0000
> Alistair John Strachan <alistair@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> escribió:
> > (Maybe things have changed over the years, but my understanding was that
> > for the majority of Xorg drivers, mode setting was still done by the Xorg
> > driver, not the kernel, and the X server is responsible for restoring the
> > VT correctly, not the kernel's framebuffer driver. So this may possibly
> > not be a kernel bug at all.)
> Given that this is easily reproducible i may try to biect rc6 <--> rc7...
> it may take a few days though

Definitely a good course of action. Hardly anything in rc7, and if the bug
really is that localised that's good news.

The only frame-buffer commit in rc7 was bca404afdc5206c3bb but this looks

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