Question to Torvalds

By: Maxwell (max.delete@this.a.com), November 16, 2020 11:49 am
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Doug S (foo.delete@this.bar.bar) on November 16, 2020 9:46 am wrote:
> I wouldn't bet on that. AFAIK the unaccelerated framebuffer relies on a PC GPU supporting VGA mode for
> backwards compatibility reasons. There is no reason for Apple to support a VGA mode in their GPU.

As long as the firmware puts the graphics in a usable state, it's fine, at least for a temporary hack with hardcoded framebuffer parameters. Just can't change modes.

Max
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