syscons by default?
wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 9 15:44:13 PST 2003
On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 11:02:55AM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 01:58:43PM +0000, Pete Bentley wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 11:03:52AM -0800, Doug White wrote:
> > > Which is really pesky since XFree86 will work on the ATI fine, we just
> > > need a way of having syscons attach the display but not use it so XFree86
> > > can nab it later. I see that the creator code handles the case where its
> > > not the chosen console; I wonder if some shim driver that goes through the
> > > motions but doesn't implement any of the fb functions might work.
> > Is it not possible to write shim driver that falls back onto the OBP
> > functions for text mode output? Sure they're slow, but at least
> > you could potentially get text working under syscons, then XFree86
> > can grab the device later and do its thing.
> I'm sure it's possible - if you could investigate this it would be
> greatly appreciated by the rest of the users without Creator3D
Should I interpret that as "the Creator3D does not have the problem" ?
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