[LinuxBIOS] Fwd: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [patch] Framebuffer driver for Geode GX
ollie at lanl.gov
Tue Jan 31 21:49:55 CET 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 15:24 -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> On 1/31/06, Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 12:50 -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> > > This may be of interest to some people working with the Geode GX
> > >
> > AMD has their own kernel patch available from their web page. Do you
> > know if this has anything to do with that?
> The code claims that potions of it are from the AMD 2.4 driver. Is
> the AMD patch for 2.6?
Yes. They have patch file for 2.6.11.
> Unless AMD starts sending things to the fbdevel list for comment I
> doubt thier driver will ever be accepted mainline.
Than why do they bother to port the 2.4 driver from AMD?
Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov>
Los Alamos National Lab
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