Xvesa black magic

Rene Rebe rene at exactcode.de
Thu Feb 12 01:32:57 PST 2009

On 12.02.2009, at 09:59, Rémi Cardona wrote:

> Le 12/02/2009 09:38, Rene Rebe a écrit :
>> Even more annoying is that the kdrive xvesa was deleted from
>> the xorg-server git repository some weeks ago!
>>    http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=6d21fbf00648307208146aca0837ec63ea490659
>> Too bad the commit message does not even indicate why, ...
> Because it had been severely broken by other changes in the server and
> no-one really cared about it anyway.
> You'll probably be much better off using kdrive's Xfbdev on top of
> uvesafb or another kernel fb driver.

The random regressions and feature removal in the open source
world these days really make one wonder.

   René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin
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