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From: "Petr Vandrovec" <>
To: "Michel Eyckmans (MCE)" <>
Cc: nick black <>,
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test1 + matroxfb = unuusable VC
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 01:23:37 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

On 25 Jul 03 at 0:17, Michel Eyckmans (MCE) wrote:
> >  Anyway, can you try applying matroxfb-2.5.72.gz from 
> > to your tree (you can
> > enable only matroxfb after patching, no other fbdev will work) and retry
> > tests?
> YES! No more ghost X image, no more white rectangles, no more sudden 
> jump scrolling, and a backspace key that actually works again. Please 
> do consider pushing (some of) this to Linus for inclusion into the 
> 2.6.0.test series!

Impossible. It reverts huge parts of the fbdev API almost completely to 
the 2.4.x state, and I was already outvoted in that vote couple of 
times since January.

BTW, with my patch accented characters works correctly only on VT1.
I'm not sure how it behaves on Linus tree...

And I'm not saying that there are no bugs in the matroxfb which is in
Linus's kernel. But as nobody even answered my question I sent out on 
monday whether it is correct that FBIOGETCMAP ioctl can overwrite arbitrary 
kernel memory, I kinda lost an interest in the stock fbdev...

                                           Best regards,
                                                Petr Vandrovec

             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-24 23:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-24 23:23 Petr Vandrovec [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-23 23:50 2.6.0-test1 + matroxfb = unuusable VC Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-24 22:17 ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-25  0:07   ` James Simmons
2003-07-26 10:33     ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-25 12:20   ` nick black
2003-07-21 18:44 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-21 20:02 ` nick black
2003-07-23 23:05   ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-21 18:10 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-21 18:33 ` nick black
2003-07-18 22:39 Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-19  6:02 ` Jurriaan
2003-07-21 17:45 ` nick black
2003-07-24 23:39 ` James Simmons

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