[PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: Don't register vga16fb framebuffer if other framebuffers are present

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Thu Mar 25 18:35:27 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com> wrote:
> This is great to see.  My one suggestion would be perhaps making the log
> message be a warning (or just info) rather than an error, to prevent
> users mistakenly thinking lack of vga16fb is causing some other random
> bug they're having?

Heh, the "warning" that is output to dmesg by this is:

[   20.586867] vga16fb: initializing
[   20.586870] vga16fb: mapped to 0xffff8800000a0000
[   20.586874] vga16fb: unable to register framebuffer
[   20.587074] vga16fb: probe of vga16fb.0 failed with error -22

I can make a new patch to dampen the messages, but I went for as small
a change as possible. If it's decided that we should go this route,
then I can submit a new patch.

-- Chase

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