Re: 2.4.[56] kernel + xfree 4.1.0

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 06:09:14 EST

> mistaken? If X isn't going to restore previous graphics modes, it doesn't
> seem to matter what mode the console was in, framebuffer or not, it still
> needs to be fixed regardless.
> I'm presuming then that this is something the regular console driver needs
> to deal with?

All XFree86 problems. The kernel intentionally does not want to know about all
the things XFree knows about video cards. Possibly the kernel needs an ioctl
so XFree can ask 'and what do you think the display is right now' but thats
all, and its something I've so far seen no request for

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