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From: Michal Januszewski <spock@g.o>
To: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-kernel] [announce] vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1 released
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 03:56:02
Message-Id: 20051002190032.GA746@spock.one.pl
This is an automated message announcing the release of a new version
of the vesafb-tng kernel patch.

Excerpt from the ChangeLog
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02 Oct 2005 * <spock@g.o> * vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1-2.6.14-rc3
 
 - Fixed SMP and HIGHMEM64G issues.
 - Changed the mode setting and timings checking code, so that
   modes set from the kernel command line and using fbset are
   consistent.
 - Added a workaround for sis6326 (which tries to read data from
   the 0x07000-0x07fff area).
 - Fixed numerous problems in the backend code.
 - Made the backend and frontend separate modules.
 - Cleaned the code up so that it adheres to the kernel CodingStyle.
 - Updated the documentation.
 - Added support for blanking the screen.
 - Added support for the fb_setcmap() function.
 - Reorganized and partially rewritten palette setting code.
 	
Link to the patch
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http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/archive/vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1-2.6.14-rc3.patch

The patch was generated against Linus' linux-2.6 git tree.

Release notes
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Should work with 2.6.13 and previous 2.6.14 kernels.

About vesafb-tng
----------------
vesafb-tng is an extended version of the vesafb Linux framebuffer driver.
For more information, visit the project homepage:
http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/

Please read the FAQ and the Troubleshooting Guide before reporting any 
bugs and problems.

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