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Re: [patch] Correct monochrome selection

To: Martin Schulze <>
Subject: Re: [patch] Correct monochrome selection
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 16:12:39 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
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Original-recipient: rfc822;
On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Martin Schulze wrote:
> please apply the patch below which will add proper handling for
> monochrome graphic cards.
> Both changes are required since there are graphic cards out in the
> voi^Wwild that are monochrome but have bits_per_pixel set to something
> else than 1, e.g. PMAG-AA which uses 8 bits per pixel but ignores 7 of
> it.
> Since currently no such card is supported, this change wasn't
> required.  However, we developed support for the PMAG-AA card and we
> would like to add support for it to the Linux kernel, of course.

HP300 TopCat uses a similar scheme, and is supported by Linux/m68k.



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