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authorMichal Januszewski <spock@gentoo.org>2009-04-06 19:01:06 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-04-07 08:31:09 -0700
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uvesafb: documentation update
Update the uvesafb documentation to accurately reflect the default options used by the driver. Signed-off-by: Michal Januszewski <spock@gentoo.org> Cc: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@poczta.fm> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/fb/uvesafb.txt7
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/fb/uvesafb.txt b/Documentation/fb/uvesafb.txt
index 7ac3c4078ff..eefdd91d298 100644
--- a/Documentation/fb/uvesafb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/fb/uvesafb.txt
@@ -59,7 +59,8 @@ Accepted options:
ypan Enable display panning using the VESA protected mode
interface. The visible screen is just a window of the
video memory, console scrolling is done by changing the
- start of the window. Available on x86 only.
+ start of the window. This option is available on x86
+ only and is the default option on that architecture.
ywrap Same as ypan, but assumes your gfx board can wrap-around
the video memory (i.e. starts reading from top if it
@@ -67,7 +68,7 @@ ywrap Same as ypan, but assumes your gfx board can wrap-around
Available on x86 only.
redraw Scroll by redrawing the affected part of the screen, this
- is the safe (and slow) default.
+ is the default on non-x86.
(If you're using uvesafb as a module, the above three options are
used a parameter of the scroll option, e.g. scroll=ypan.)
@@ -182,7 +183,7 @@ from the Video BIOS if you set pixclock to 0 in fb_var_screeninfo.
--
Michal Januszewski <spock@gentoo.org>
- Last updated: 2007-06-16
+ Last updated: 2009-03-30
Documentation of the uvesafb options is loosely based on vesafb.txt.