Re: 2.5.42 compiler error in video/vga16fb.c

From: James Simmons (
Date: Fri Oct 18 2002 - 11:47:34 EST

> It looks like that nobody is interested in VGA anymore. Are there
> any objections against patch below? It is for current 2.5.42-bk,
> and it fixes vga16fb compilability, and adds -depth 8 (to get 320x200, or
> 360x480 in planar mode) and -depth 0 (to get fast textmode) to the vga16fb.

I'm working on it.

> If there are no objections, I'll split it up and send to Linus. But as

Wait. I have your work already in the fbdev BK tree. I'm porting it to the
new api. I just need to write up a fillrect and copy area function for vga
planes mode.

> I already said (and already asked), I'm not going to be vga16fb maintainer
> (because of I use matroxfb everywhere), so if there is somebody else
> who has vga16fb fixes, or who wants to maintain vga16fb, please step up...

I guess I can do it. I need to rewrite vgacon in the near future anyways.

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