[Techtalk] configure deb's vga16fb framebuffer
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Sat Nov 30 03:40:44 EST 2002
Am 20:38 2002-11-28 +0100 hat Hamster geschrieben:
>Using those modes and vga=0x??? doesnt seem to work with vga16fb.
>From the doco I've read, those modes are for use with the vesafb device.
>This is the device that MDK includes in their kernel, and its working
>my MDK machine.
>However the deb kernel uses the vga16fb which doesnt accept those
modes or at
>least that syntax at all. An attempt to do so just returns in'invalid mode'
>from lilo. Docs in the kernel source indicate (without stating
>the vga16fb device needs parameters passed to it via an append=video=????
Make an entry in the /etc/lilo.con 'vga=ask'
Reboot your machine and press the right key (I do not know
exactly which, but <SPACE> continues, maybe <ENTER> is the
right) for viewing the modes...
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