Re: [linux-fbdev] Re: [PATCH] fix set_palette bug in console.c

From: James Simmons (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 20:02:12 EST

> On Wed, 31 May 2000, Yuri Per wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I have tryed such change before sending my own patch. It really works.
> > I am not sure that such patch has no side effects on the vgacon driver.
> > In fact, set_palette is not required for fbcon driver at all, because
> > framebuffer drivers remebers palette themselves.
> Does that explain why when I tried this patch on 2.2.10 (virgefb), the
> effect was to make the TUX logo on the init console disappear ?

That's weird.I tried it with the matrox framebuffer driver and that didn't
happen. Any one else try the patch a experience the same results.

Q: Why did they deprecate a.out support in linux?
A: Because a nasty coff is bad for your elf.

James Simmons [] ____/|
fbdev/console/gfx developer \ o.O| =(_)= U

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