Re: Radeonfb driver ignores video= when panel detected

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Thu Dec 23 2004 - 02:35:30 EST

On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 03:19 +0100, Erich Schubert wrote:
> Hi,
> both radeon drivers will ignore the command line options "video=" when
> they detect a TFT panel. They will always use 8 bit color depth then.
> I have a Thinkpad A31p with Radeon Mobility graphics.
> Since I'd like to try out bootsplash/gensplash I'd like to run 16 bit
> color depth. I needed to change this in the kernel
> (in drivers/video/radeonfb.c: radeon_update_default_var(),
> drivers/video/aty/radeon_monitor.c: struct ... radeonfb_default_var)
> because the video= command line option that works fine on other boxes
> with radeons I have doesn't work.
> Did I miss some other option?

No, you didn't, it's a problem that I'll fix after 2.6.10


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