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Re: [PATCH 10/12] add the sm501fb option to sm501 fb driver

To: Ben Dooks <ben@simtec.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/12] add the sm501fb option to sm501 fb driver
From: Arnaud Patard <apatard@mandriva.com>
Date: Wed, 05 May 2010 14:32:15 +0200
Cc: yajin <yajinzhou@vm-kernel.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <4BE1614D.1090008@simtec.co.uk> (Ben Dooks's message of "Wed, 05 May 2010 21:15:09 +0900")
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Ben Dooks <ben@simtec.co.uk> writes:

Hi,

> On 04/05/10 18:55, yajin wrote:
>> Currently the sm501 mode can only be fetched from modedb.c.
>> Unfortunately the modes in modedb.c are not complete. For example it
>> lacks the resolution of 1024x600. So the sm501 fb driver should have
>> the ability to accept the mode option from linux command line.
>
> Why not get this added to the main mode database instead of
> adding a new one into the sm501 driver?

fwiw, the original patch is putting it in the main database. Please
wait that all this stuff is sorted out. Theses patches are based on the
patches I'm working on and are adding some bugs in them.

Arnaud

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