BootX enhancement request

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Tue Aug 24 22:56:45 EST 1999

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 24, 1999, Paul Mackerras <paulus at> wrote:
> >The second is that macos is now using mode numbers > 20.  I haven't
> >worked out the correspondence yet.
> MacOS no longer relies on the nvram setting. Video drivers are free to
> put whatever they want in their own device tree node, and usually store
> an nvram value for the mode there, but this is proprietary and depends on
> the driver. MacOS itself now stores the various infos in a preferences
> file. The old "Monitors" control panel still updates the old pram
> location with a mode value but the meaning is not guaranteed (can be
> driver specific).

Thus I can remove the nvram code from atyfb?



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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