linux 2.6.12-rc1-bk5 compilation error

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Apr 6 09:11:20 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 13:52 +0200, Jerome Glisse wrote:
> I almost successfully run the 2.6.12-rc2, there were some
> bad old stuff lying around. But i needed the two workaround
> to compile it. So maybe this two could be applied to the kernel ?
> Now the only issue which remains is that the radeon framebuffer
> no more set a proper mode for my screen. The screen complain
> about a out of range mode. But as soon as X start i get a proper
> mode set but can't switch to console.
> The screen is a crt one on a radeon 9600 with dvi->vga adapter.
> Which works well on 2.6.10
> I will try t look at radeon framebuffer see if i can find anythings.
> Any idea of which change on that code may be the origin of this ?

radeonfb picks the first mode in the list generated from DDC, which
unfortunately, on a lot of CRTs, is bullshit...


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