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Re: [patch] Correct monochrome selection

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: Re: [patch] Correct monochrome selection
From: Martin Schulze <>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 16:28:39 +0200
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> 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.

*cough*  Is there a working machine running Linux out somewhere?  If
so, I wonder why this oddity wasn't noted/didn't appear etc.

HP300 is not a really working port iirc.



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