Re: [PATCH]: hgafb crash on MDA only cards
Bakonyi Ferenc (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 15:42:28 +0100
Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Current (2.4.0pre8) hgafb will misdetect MDA only cards and
> then crash - last message briefly seen before screen clears is
> hgafb: <NULL> with 32K of memory detected.
> A comparison to the detection code in XFree86 shows that hgafb
> forgets to return failure if the status port doesn't show
> any active changes associated with counting vertical syncs.
I'm happy to see I'm not the only one using theese old beasts. :)
Your patch looks good, thanks for it! I'll test it tonight.
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