Framebuffer driver question

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Mon Aug 13 14:29:30 UTC 2012

On 08/13/2012 09:16 AM, Alexandru-Sever Horin wrote:
> Hi all,
> While I was working on Cirrus fb driver, useful for QEMU simulations for nano-X,
> I found in the nano-X deprecated files for the VGA planar subdriver.
> I missed it before because it was not compiled anymore and included as
> a deprecated driver.
> With a few modifications, I think it would work.
> Would it be useful, or is it deprecated, by a cirrus driver ?
What resolutions is this for? Is this VESA or simply 640x480x16

I am not a graphics expert so you will have to educate me
why they have deprecated it.

As a code basis for building it up to the Cirrus driver, it is
a good thing to use if the license is OK.
> Regards,
> Alex.
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