Re: Modular i810fb broken, partial fix

From: Antonino A. Daplas
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 05:47:35 EST

Bernhard Rosenkraenzer wrote:
> Hi,
> i810fb as a module is broken (checked with 2.6.13-mm3 and 2.6.14-rc2-mm1).
> It compiles, but the module doesn't actually load because the kernel doesn't
> recognize the hardware (the MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE statement is missing).

> The attached patch fixes this.
> However, the resulting module still doesn't work.
> It loads, and then garbles the display (black screen with a couple of yellow
> lines, no matter what is written into the framebuffer device).

Did you compile CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE statically, or did a modprobe fbcon?
Does i810fb work if compiled statically?

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