Subject: Re: vidcvideo and videomode
To: Ben Harris <bjh21@NetBSD.org>
From: Garrett D'Amore <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/22/2006 13:34:21
Ben Harris wrote:
> [ moving from source-changes to tech-kern ]
> On Sun, 20 Aug 2006, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
>> Ben Harris wrote:
>>> Add vidcvideo(4).
>> I meant to take a look at this. Are you using the dev/ic/videomode
>> stuff, out of curiosity? If not, and if you need to configure video
>> timings, you might want to take a look at that -- I intended that stuff
>> to represent common code.
> I'm using the dev/videomode stuff, which I presume is what you mean
> (dev/ic/videomode.h looks like an older version). I'm currently just
> using the static list of modes in videomode.c to pick a mode from at boot.
> I'm not sure what the best practice is in this area, but that seemed like
> a good start.
>> This framework also has support for EDID that
>> your code can use if it talks to DDC2 capable monitors.
> Sadly, I don't think acorn32 systems have the hardware to support DDC.
Thanks for the response. It sounds like you're DTRT, dev/videomode is
the right stuff. I need to remove the dev/ic/videomode.h file, but
there are still some things that rely on it last I checked. :-)
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134 Fax: 951 325-2191