[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] udev 118-4

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 07:06:56 EDT 2008

On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 10:05:04AM +0100, Michal Soltys wrote:
> Btw - is there any reason why fbcon is built into kernel, instead of being 
> left as a module (also, fbcon never loads automatically) ? Consoles are not 
> taken until fbcon is activated - so maybe it would solve the issue with 
> binary blobs having problems with active framebuffer driver. Just a thought 
> (although as per fbcon documentation, depending on how well the framebuffer 
> driver is written, consoles might end with garbaged screen w/o fbcon ; they 
> shouldn't though).

I needed to have fbcon built in for uvesafb to work. But when put in the
initrd, it worked too. So maybe this could simply be done by the v86d hook.

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