Subject: Re: qtopia
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Garrett D'Amore <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/03/2006 15:44:40
Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 02:51:06PM -0400, Michael Lorenz wrote:
>>> I've been intending to add some WSDISPLAY ioctls for managing
>>> resolutions/modes.  The problem is a little stickier than you might
>>> suppose at first, especially when you consider devices with multiple
>>> output ports, etc.
>> Oh, I'm aware of the stickiness, that's why there is no such API so far.
> It isn't? I am quite sure the Linux framebuffer device has one. (Maybe it
> does not satisfy all your the requirements, though.) It is also likely
> that qtopia has support for this API.
> Pavel

I'm interested in other things (graphics apps) than qtopia.  I need to
be able to support all this functionality for arbitrary framebuffer clients.

Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134  Fax: 951 325-2191