Re: [PATCH 3/3] staging: sm7xxfb: change return of sm7xx_vga_setup

From: Sudip Mukherjee
Date: Wed Mar 11 2015 - 04:59:47 EST

On Mon, Mar 09, 2015 at 05:04:14PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2015 at 07:23:43PM +0530, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> > > Hm... That's a good question.
> > >
> > > I suspect we should just go with fb_get_mode() and do it quickly. This
> > > driver is so new in the kernel that there are no users to get upset.
> >
> > i am afraid that is not correct. this driver was in staging from long
> > back, and Greg removed it from staging as no one was working with it.
> > But after that removal Lemote Yeeloong laptop of Steven Rostedt
> > stopped working. ( , so i guess
> > there will be many such users.
> Hm... I suspect we should still change it so it matches the other FB
> drivers but I don't know.
> Perhaps Greg has an opinion?
maybe, i should make the change and then we can request Steven Rostedt
to test it on his Lemote Yeeloong. if nothing breaks, then alright,
else revert the patch.


> regards,
> dan carpenter
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