Subject: Re: qtopia
To: Pavel Cahyna <pavel@NetBSD.org>
From: Jachym Holecek <email@example.com>
Date: 06/04/2006 15:14:58
# Pavel Cahyna 2006-06-04:
> 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.
Last I looked (a few years back), Linux fb interface wasn't really
suitable for controllers other then linear framebuffers. You would
loose with something like the controller on O2 (IIRC), where
everything is handled with DMAing commands/bitmaps to the card.