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Old 06-23-2008, 01:26 PM
maximilian attems
 
Default Bug#473180: what's the status of this bug?

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:08:47PM +0200, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> found 473180 2.6.25-5
> found 473180 2.6.24-7
> block 473176 by 473180
> thanks
>
> Hi,
>
> I just wanted to hear if there is any progress on building Debian's kernels
> with CONFIG_FB_UVESA=m?
>

not sure if we want that close to the release, might give some
bad fb regressions..

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Old 06-23-2008, 01:53 PM
Evgeni Golov
 
Default Bug#473180: what's the status of this bug?

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:26:59PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > I just wanted to hear if there is any progress on building Debian's kernels
> > with CONFIG_FB_UVESA=m?
> >
>
> not sure if we want that close to the release, might give some
> bad fb regressions..

Thats should not give any regressions. It coexists fine with vesafb and
radeonfb on my boxes.
1. It's a module, so users will have to load it themself.
2. It just prints an error until v86d[1] is installed.

Regards
Evgeni

[1] http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/uvesafb/



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Old 06-23-2008, 02:03 PM
maximilian attems
 
Default Bug#473180: what's the status of this bug?

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:53:56PM +0200, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:26:59PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > > I just wanted to hear if there is any progress on building Debian's kernels
> > > with CONFIG_FB_UVESA=m?
> > >
> >
> > not sure if we want that close to the release, might give some
> > bad fb regressions..
>
> Thats should not give any regressions. It coexists fine with vesafb and
> radeonfb on my boxes.
> 1. It's a module, so users will have to load it themself.
> 2. It just prints an error until v86d[1] is installed.
>

right due to not beeing autoloaded enabled in trunk for 2.6.26
Lenny release on x86.

thanks for report

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