Re: [PATCH] framebuffer devfs support (umm redone..)

Geert Uytterhoeven (
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 10:50:40 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Mark 'segfault' Guzman wrote:
> Welp i went back and noticed my stupidity (thanks to many emails notifying me of it)
> now the code is in fbmem.c only. I changed it to make only numerical entries in /dev/fb
> and link them as fb<device number> in /dev. It also now only creates entries for the devices
> you have. Works perfectly on my box. If anybody has any complaints, suggestions, objections
> tell me. If something seems wrong, it probably is so tell me.

One caveat: frame buffer devices can be loadable modules.
{register,unregister}_framebuffer() will tell you when a new bloke enters or
leaves the game.



Geert Uytterhoeven           
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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