Re: [PATCH RESEND] staging: sm750fb: avoid conflicting vesafb

From: Sudip Mukherjee
Date: Tue Jul 11 2017 - 17:03:22 EST

Hi Greg,

On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 09:57:43PM +0100, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> From: Teddy Wang <>
> If vesafb is enabled in the config then /dev/fb0 is created by vesa
> and this sm750 driver gets fb1, fb2. But we need to be fb0 and fb1 to
> effectively work with xorg.
> So if it has been alloted fb1, then try to remove the other fb0.
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> # v4.4+
> Signed-off-by: Teddy Wang <>
> Signed-off-by: Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> In the previous send, why #ifdef is used was asked.
> Answered at:
> Also pasting here for reference.
> 'Did a quick research into "why".
> The patch d8801e4df91e ("x86/PCI: Set IORESOURCE_ROM_SHADOW only for the
> default VGA device") has started setting IORESOURCE_ROM_SHADOW in flags
> for a default VGA device and that is being done only for x86.
> And so, we will need that #ifdef to check IORESOURCE_ROM_SHADOW as that
> needs to be checked only for a x86 and not for other arch.'

A gentle ping.