Re: [PATCH] framebuffer devfs support, new bootlogo too

Richard Gooch (Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 12:09:13 +1000

Geert Uytterhoeven writes:
> On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Mark "segfault" Guzman wrote:
> > Attatched are patches for adding devfs support to the framebuffer devices.
> > I use devfs exclusivly and i wanted to use framebuffer stuff so i had to
> > add support. The patch is based upon 2.1.112-pre2. The 3dfx patch is a
> I'm no devfs expert, but I don't think this patch is correct.
> Why does every frame buffer device call framebuffer_register_devfs()? I'd
> expect that only register_framebuffer() would call it.

I'm no FBcon expert, but I would agree it's better to register the
devfs entries in the interface layer rather than in each specific
Can you change it please to do this, then send me the devfs-specific
patch? I'll then include your patch as part of the whole devfs patch.



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