Re: [PATCH] framebuffer devfs support, new bootlogo too (2.1.112-pre2)

Mark 'segfault' Guzman (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 23:04:28 -0400

On Tue, Jul 28, 1998 at 02:56:03PM -0400, Tom Rini wrote:
> 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
> > modification of the device driver Daryll Strauss wrote for 3dfx support.
> > It has been modified to work in the kernel and act as an option (config..)
> > it has devfs support, and seems to work.
> The 3dfx config option was in the devfs part of the patch (ie i didnt
> apply the 3dfx patch and still got the config option),
Probably because i just did a diff of the dir, will fix.

> > NOTE: PLEASE TEST THESE, framebuffer seems to work, 3dfx.. i dont know
> > I did not write the bootlogo patch, and it has worked every time
> > and seems stable
> Who did the bootlogo patch? Found a prob w/ that.
No clue as to that, what was the problem?

> ---
> Tom Rini (TR1265)

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