Re: [PATCH RFC] video: Add Hyper-V Synthetic Video Frame BufferDriver

From: Olaf Hering
Date: Tue Feb 19 2013 - 13:40:21 EST

On Tue, Feb 19, Haiyang Zhang wrote:

> The emulated video device is a separate device from the synthetic video.
> The synthetic driver can only take control of the synthetic video, but not
> the emulated video.

Please add this to the comment above.

> Actually, we already have a similar mechanism in ata/ata_piix.c to disable
> emulated IDE drive on Hyper-V, so it won't conflict with the synthetic drive.

I havent read the vesafb code, but I think it can kind of give up the
hardware, something ata_piix can not do.

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