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Re: Silicon Motion framebuffer

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Silicon Motion framebuffer
From: Manuel Lauss <mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 18:05:55 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 04:58:14PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> So there is this SM501 Voyager sitting in the lmo tree for ages.  So the
> usual question, is anybody still using / interested in this driver?  Or
> possibly even interested in taking over maintainership for the thing and
> pushing it upstream?

There's already a well-working SM501 MFD and framebuffer driver in upstream
since about 2.6.21.  I'd say get rid of the mips version and encourage
people to test the new driver.

Thanks,
        Manuel Lauss


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