[PATCH v2 0/9] video: screen_info cleanups

Helge Deller deller at gmx.de
Thu Jul 20 00:57:30 AEST 2023

On 7/19/23 14:39, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> I refreshed the first four patches that I sent before with very minor
> updates, and then added some more to further disaggregate the use
> of screen_info:
>   - I found that powerpc wasn't using vga16fb any more
>   - vgacon can be almost entirely separated from the global
>     screen_info, except on x86
>   - similarly, the EFI framebuffer initialization can be
>     kept separate, except on x86.

Nice cleanup, Arnd!

You may add a
Acked-by: Helge Deller <deller at gmx.de>
to the series.

> I did extensive build testing on arm/arm64/x86 and the normal built bot
> testing for the other architectures.

> Which tree should this get merged through?

I suggest drm-misc or fbdev. Either is fine for me.

Since it applies cleanly onto git head, I can put it a few days into
the fbdev git tree to see if some builds break. Just let me know.


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