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Date:   Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:54:29 +0100
From:   Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@...il.com>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-fbdev@...r.kernel.org,
        devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
        Teddy Wang <teddy.wang@...iconmotion.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] staging: sm750fb: avoid conflicting vesafb

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 02:54:51PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 01:43:34PM +0100, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:32:57PM +0100, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> > > From: Teddy Wang <teddy.wang@...iconmotion.com>
> > > 
> > > If vesafb is enabled in the config then /dev/fb0 is created by vesa
> > > and this sm750 driver gets fb1, fb2. But we need to be fb0 and fb1 to
> > > effectively work with xorg.
> > > So if it has been alloted fb1, then try to remove the other fb0.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Teddy Wang <teddy.wang@...iconmotion.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@...il.com>
> > > ---
> > 
> > Hi Greg,
> > You applied the second patch but not this one. Did I miss any review
> > comments from you about this one?
> 
> All of the other complaints about this patch were not sufficient for me
> to justify ignoring it?  Why would I not listen to them?

This patch is doing what all the drm drivers are doing. So you want
us to do something completely new rather than following the established
practice of a drm driver?

--
Regards
Sudip

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