Re: [PATCH 1/2] radeon: fix radeon kms framebuffer device

From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 22:39:34 EST

Jerome Glisse wrote:
smem.start is a physical address which kernel can remap to access
video memory of the fb buffer. We now pin the fb buffer into vram
by doing so we are loosing vram but fbdev need to be reworked to
allow change in framebuffer address.

I tested this (and the corresponding 2/2 initialization order, but with radeon as a module), and plymouth seems to be fully functional (graphical boot, password prompt, etc).

(The driver set the wrong mode, but that's a different issue.)


Tested-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxx>
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