[OLPC-devel] Re: AMD Geode GX framebuffer: support OLPC
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Aug 15 12:48:03 EDT 2006
> Why do we have to do that? These parameters were never set for any of
> the previous LinuxBIOS platforms with VGA support. Does the GX2
> framebuffer driver require it?
> The code in arch/i386/boot is for old fashion bootloaders like LILO/GRUB
> and to make Linux kernel a boot floppy disk. On LinuxBIOS platforms
> with Etherboot or FILO, they are not even in the image.
ok, so I guess I'm also not sure what's needed here. We have not set
this stuff up in years, IIRC.
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