Re: Problem 2.5.59:SiS framebuffer failed to compile while Intel810 is OK.

From: James Simmons (
Date: Wed Jan 22 2003 - 17:40:30 EST

> > I tested Intel810fb in kernel 2.5.59 with a success result. MPlayer can
> > use fb to play vcd on my Intel Mainboard now.
> >
> > Then, I want to test the DVD playback in my SiS mainboard that has a DVD
> > drive installed. So I modify the .config to include SiS Framebuffer
> > support and failed to compile with errors below:
> > =================
> >
> [sniped the build output]
> The problem is, that the driver yet not been ported to the new
> framebuffer layer of 2.5.
> The maintainer of the driver writes on his site
> (
> "Kernel 2.5 support will have to wait a few weeks, it seems the fb
> API is still under development."

Tht is no longer the case. The core api is stable. There might be
additions in the future but it is no longer constantly changing.

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