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FS#73720 - [linux-zen] using new DRM based Linux fb driver instead legacy fbdev driver as Fedora do

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Celeste (Coelacanthus) - Thursday, 10 February 2022, 15:18 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 11 February 2022, 19:12 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Since 5.14, linux kernel provide new DRM fbdev emulate layer.
As Fedora said, a well-maintained modern driver is better than an old driver, which is even leak maintained.
So I suggest linux-zen enable this new driver as Fedora do. Fedora also lists some benefits in link below.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/ReplaceFbdevDrivers
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Comment by loqs (loqs) - Thursday, 10 February 2022, 23:17 GMT
This was attempted see  FS#72645 

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