Re: [git pull] drm: previous pull req + 1.

From: Jesse Barnes
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 11:41:15 EST

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:26:15 +1000
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-06-22 at 19:07 -0700, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > Yeah I don't think we should try to change the mode, unless we
> > really have to for whatever reason. fbcon should generally be able
> > to paint to whatever we have up as long as we set it up properly.
> Well... it may not. IE. The text consoles can be using a different
> mode than X, and so fbcon will be all setup for that ... (including
> how many lines/columns etc...).

Yeah, I was suggesting we change fbcon's view of the world at panic
time, rather than trying to change the mode. It's a bit of surgery

Jesse Barnes, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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