kernel 220.127.116.11: 16bit graphics mode on the netwinder has no characters
janrinze at home.nl
Tue Oct 30 19:10:46 EDT 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralph Siemsen [mailto:ralphs at netwinder.org]
> Sent: dinsdag 30 oktober 2007 2:17
> To: Jan Rinze
> Cc: netwinder at netwinder.org
> Subject: Re: kernel 18.104.22.168: 16bit graphics mode on the netwinder has
> no characters
> On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 09:27:38PM +0100, Jan Rinze wrote:
> > To switch to 16 bpp mode
> > Just see what happens. :-)
> Alright, I can confirm that it works ok in 2.4.27-vrs2,
> and that it's broken for sure as of 2.6.12 and later.
> I haven't been able to compile 2.6.0 through 2.6.11
> successfully, due to toolchain issues. I can try to
> do native compiles but that will take some time.
> Andrew's suggestion is a good one, though I'm not sure
> where to go looking. Is it RGB_555 versus 565 mode that
> is the issue here? Judging from how the display goes
> mostly blank (with some scattering of random pixels,
> mostly white) I would think we are dealing with something
> more than just a one-bit shift of colour information.
It is not the one-bit shift that is bugging the screen..
Let me check 2.6.11 sometime later and I will mail the results.. I seem to
recall that it worked fine (or maybe I hade patched it somehow.)
I also ported the framegrabber back then which is no longer supported in
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