Subject: Re: VGA driver changes for machines without built-in font
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2003 12:26:22
On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 08:52:29PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> I would suggest you look at dev/pci/machfb.c and/or dev/pci/igsfb_pci.c.
> IMHO it's better to have a special frontend recognizing and setting up
> the card (and providing card specific accelerations, without the thing will
> be dog slow), and returning a higher match value so it is prefered over
> the generic VGA driver.
I agree 100% with Martin -- better to let specific drivers match if
the chip is not in VGA text mode already.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>