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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] video: simplefb: add mode parsing function
Hi David,

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 3:22 AM, David Herrmann <> wrote:
> If we apply this patch it will get very hard to support this with a
> KMS driver. So any reason why we cannot use the DRM FOURCC constants
> instead?

I don't see any. Maybe Stephen can confirm.

> The dvbe proposal is available here: (also see the two following patches)
> it provides a simple DRM driver that uses VESA / VBE. I am currently
> trying to rework it to "SimpleDRM" which can support arbitrary
> firmware framebuffers.

Ok. I am personally fine with using FOURCC codes for describing video
modes. Maybe we can just drop this patch if it gets in your way.


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