Re: mdacon.c minor cleanups

Boris (
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 18:56:45 +0100

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 11:17:39AM +0200, Matan wrote:
> The mdacon.c in 2.4.18 does not actually test for an MDA card, it only
> test for ram where the MDA vram is. The problem is that almost any vga
> card maps ram to that address.
> There is a test, but it is somewhat wrong (it changes registers, but
> does not save and restore the original values) and is commented out. If
> you fix this and uncomment the test, it works in some cases (this was
> discussed under the subject "MDA video detection request" on July 2000).
I am trying to add proper mda detection to the driver..
Current detection code is strange indeed.

Where are those messages archived somewhere ? I could find little info on mda cards so far..

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