Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [announce 0/7] fbsplash - The Framebuffer Splash

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 16:27:31 EST


> > > Thank you. We need some kind of basic console in the kernel. I'm not the
> > > biggest fan of eye candy. So moving the console to userspace for eye candy
> > > is a dumb idea.
> >
> > Thats why moving the eye candy console into user space is such a good
> > idea. You don't have to run it 8) It also means that the console
> > development is accessible to all the crazy rasterman types.
> Yep. The basic console we already have. Everyone who wants eye candy can switch
> from basic console to user space console in early userspace.

Heh, I'm afraid it does not work like that. Anyone who wants eye-candy
simply applies broken patch to their kernel... unless their distribution applied one

Situation where we have one working eye-candy patch would certainly
be an improvement.
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