[LinuxBIOS] LinuxTag Berlin 29/5-2/6
libv at skynet.be
Sun May 27 00:26:44 CEST 2007
On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 04:37:48PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> I think that's the one, yes. I "only" needed fbdev support so I tried
> it and it worked well. (Yes, with the VGA BIOS.) Is there another way
> to get fbdev that you recommend?
Not, yet, one day, maybe :)
> Does xf86-video-unichrome also work on the plain EPIA by the way?
No, that's a close relation of the trident family.
> > I can of course insert a full modesetting system, but that will
> > mean doing things like EDID parsing and cvt modeline generation in
> > linuxbios. And this will all be getting rather big rather quickly.
> Does it have to be done at runtime? A compile time option for
> graphics mode and output would be a really great feature too.
It would require runtime configuration. People should not rebuild
their BIOS to change, say, monitors.
But then, i prefer to spend time on a full featured FB driver instead.
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