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Re: wsfb and console ?

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 05:08:48PM -0400, Michael wrote:
> genfb requires firmware help to set up a framebuffer and it needs
> machine dependent code to tell it how to use that framebuffer (
> basically address, geometry and colour depth ). On most machines the
> firmware will only setup one console device, be it a serial line, a
> framebuffer or whatever.

Well, on my target systems the framebuffer is either not programmable,
or I know how to set it up in machine-dependant code.

> That said, the check is probably overly strict and should go away,
> instead we should look for device properties and bail if we don't
> find what we need.

looks reasonable.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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