[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 0/2] Implement VBE function 15h
kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Mar 15 02:32:41 CET 2012
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 02:40:14PM +0000, Julian Pidancet wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 02:41:05AM +0000, Julian Pidancet wrote:
> >> Implements VBE function 15h defined in the VBE/DDC standard.
> >> Contains a preliminary implementation for bochsvga which returns
> >> a hardcoded EDID with some generic informations.
> >> It seems Xorg refuses to use resolutions higher than 1024x768 if
> >> the ROM doesn't return an EDID with timing informations to support
> >> it.
> >> I think this work can be completed to add support for the Geode vga
> >> ROM, as an I2C interface is probably available to extract the EDID
> >> from a real monitor.
> > I'm okay with the change, but I don't think it should be enabled in
> > the upcoming SeaBIOS v1.7.0 release. Perhaps add a config setting and
> > disable it by default.
> > Also, the comment on patch 2 seems to indicate it is untested. I
> > think it should be tested before committing.
> How about including only the first of this 2-patch set. It only adds
> the 15h function stub and is a pretty low-risk change.
What's the gain to having the stub present? It will always just
return an error code, right?
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