Monochrome framebuffer driver

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Thu Oct 29 13:58:14 PDT 2009

Markus Brunner wrote:
> Hi,
> from the announce mail of xorg-server
>       Death to mfb.
>       ... and stay dead.
> This is a clear statement, but I'm a bit surprised X won't support a whole 
> class of devices, which are still in use in embedded devices. 

My understanding is that mfb/cfb/cfb4/cfb24/cfb32 were depth specific libraries
replaced by the depth-independent fb.   One common implementation instead of a
different one for each bit depth.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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