[Xorg] Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] radeonfb: mode switch work around

David Eger eger at havoc.gtf.org
Sat Jul 3 19:13:16 PDT 2004

On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 09:00:41AM +0800, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:
> On Sunday 04 July 2004 08:46, David Eger wrote:
> > 
> > > Here's the fix for radeonfb for use with your patch.
> >
> > On second look, strike that.  I have general badness trying to
> > switch out of X in recent kernels to radeonfb.  Grr..  I'm not
> > having luck pinpointing what went wrong just yet.
> Maybe your hardware is one that requires a set_par() in both fbcon_blank()
> and fbcon_switch(), the worst case scenario....?  If that's the case, we need
> another flag (and another ugyly workaround).

Actually, I'm trying older kernels that I'm sure didn't have this problem
(2.6.6) and I'm thinking instead the bad X->VT switch is due to the X.Org 
code.  I recently switched from XFree...  hrmmm :-(

I hate to uninstall/reinstall X again just to test  (I run gentoo... good god)

-Unhappy David

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