Re: [PATCH 1/13 v2] viafb: viafb.modes, viafb.txt - Kernel

This is a discussion on Re: [PATCH 1/13 v2] viafb: viafb.modes, viafb.txt - Kernel ; On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, JosephChan@via.com.tw wrote: > + 4. VX800 2D accelerator hasn't been supported in this driver yet. When > + using driver on VX800, one should add parameter "viafb_accel=0" to > + disable 2D accelerator. Can't the ...

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  1. Re: [PATCH 1/13 v2] viafb: viafb.modes, viafb.txt

    On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, JosephChan@via.com.tw wrote:
    > + 4. VX800 2D accelerator hasn't been supported in this driver yet. When
    > + using driver on VX800, one should add parameter "viafb_accel=0" to
    > + disable 2D accelerator.


    Can't the driver detect this automatically, and disable the 2D
    accelerator when running on a VX800?

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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  2. RE: [PATCH 1/13 v2] viafb: viafb.modes, viafb.txt

    On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, JosephChan@via.com.tw wrote:
    > It should be my carelessness. The check has been added in viafbdev.c already.


    OK.

    > Do I need to re-send the patch for the documentation? Thanks for your reminding.


    Please send an incremental patch. Andrew is good in folding ;-)

    > From: Geert Uytterhoeven [mailto:geert@linux-m68k.org]
    > Sent: Fri 8/8/2008 7:32 PM
    > To: Joseph Chan
    > Cc: linux-fbdev-devel@lists.sourceforge.net; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; akpm@linux-foundation.org
    > Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/13 v2] viafb: viafb.modes, viafb.txt
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    >
    >
    > On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, JosephChan@via.com.tw wrote:
    > > + 4. VX800 2D accelerator hasn't been supported in this driver yet. When
    > > + using driver on VX800, one should add parameter "viafb_accel=0" to
    > > + disable 2D accelerator.

    >
    > Can't the driver detect this automatically, and disable the 2D
    > accelerator when running on a VX800?


    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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