Re: Modular i810fb broken, partial fix
From: Giuseppe Bilotta
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 07:02:06 EST
On Sat, 08 Oct 2005 18:39:35 +0800, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:
> Bernhard Rosenkraenzer wrote:
>> 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?
Since this is *really* coming out often: is there a specific reason
why the fb modules do not depend on fbcon?
Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta
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