[OLPC-devel] Re: AMD Geode GX framebuffer: support OLPC

Carl-Daniel U. Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Aug 19 19:52:45 EDT 2006

Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> The aim is to kill the CONFIG_VGA_NOPROBE option which was added by
> Jordan for safety reasons (see comments above).
> For that to happen, it must be certain that LinuxBIOS returns
> sane values for the following Linux VGA detection routines, at
> arch/i386/kernel/video.S:

If we really move to a (compressed) vmlinux image instead of bzImage, that problem should disappear as a side effect because no 16bit code is called. 


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