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Re: Problems with LCD panel & SCSI support with Linux 2.4.24-pre2 on Cob

To: Stuart Longland <stuartl@longlandclan.hopto.org>
Subject: Re: Problems with LCD panel & SCSI support with Linux 2.4.24-pre2 on Cobalt Qube II
From: Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 15:54:48 +0100
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On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 12:01:10AM +1000, Stuart Longland wrote:

>       Just the other day, I dragged out the old Gateway Microserver I have
> here (a rebadged Cobalt Qube II) with the idea of setting it up as a
> fileserver.
[snip]
> January, 2004) -- This seems to have corrected the hard lockups I had
> previously, however, the SCSI card still doesn't work and now the LCD
> panel on the back no-longer functions.

The device id for the LCD panel has changed in newer kernel versions;
the minor device id seems to be selected dynamically now:

static struct miscdevice lcd_dev = {
        MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR,
        "lcd",
        &lcd_fops
};

HTH,
Karsten
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