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Re: [Xen-devel] vesafb

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] vesafb
From: "Jayant Mangalampalli" <Jayant_Mangalampalli@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 18:59:41 +0530
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Thread-topic: Re: [Xen-devel] vesafb

On 4/30/07, Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> As regards enabling vesafb, it might be nice to add support to Xen to

>> drop into real mode via a trampoline in the bottom megabyte and execute

>> a BIOS call (marshalling the registers in each direction). We can then

>> get the dom0 kernel to make this hypercall when initialising the vesafb.

> ok, I have implemented this in linuxbios once already, I will look

> into it.I had hoped never to see it again but you can't win them all -- ron

Can this release be expected some time soon? We are stuck on exactly the same issue and were thinking on similar lines when we ran into this discussion. Perhaps the implementation is best left to the experts? J


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