trini at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Jan 26 04:11:43 EST 2002
On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 05:55:34PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Tom Rini wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 05:28:21PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Tom Rini wrote:
> > > > Right. The problem is that exporting a module symbol based on CONFIG_
> > > > option is bad taste. I'd rather not do it based on FB_VGA16_MODULE ||
> > > > FB_VESA_MODULE :)
> > >
> > > I'd really like to get rid of the screen_info. It's some kind of
> > > `residual data', filled in with values passed by the BIOS (on ia32).
> > Perhaps we can in 2.5 as part of the fb rewrite that's going on. But I
> > don't think it's an option for 2.4, do you?
> Indeed not for 2.4.x.
> Note that it's not pure fb-related, since vgacon relies heavily on screen_info.
Right. I thought I mentioned that, but forgot. vgacon is a bool
anyhow, so we don't need to export it as a symbol, just have it exist.
Tom Rini (TR1265)
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