Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: atyfb in 2.5.51

From: James Simmons (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 10:46:43 EST

> Before, most drivers just unconditionally refresh the hardware at every
> switch during set_var(). I've been pointing this out for a long time
> now, do we unconditionally do a check_var()/set_par() after every
> console switch, or do we rely on fbdev and X cooperating with each
> other? Or better, maybe fbcon has a way of knowing if the switch came
> from Xfree86.

My next project is to fix this issue. I will be working on that today.

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