Re: 2.6.26 + vga=791
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 10:02:43 -0500, Hugo Vanwoerkom (email@example.com) wrote:
> I reported here on 5/18/2008 that I couldn't use vga=791 with the Debian
> 2.6.25 kernel, but *could* with the 2.6.25 from kernel.org.
> Same issue with 2.6.26: vga=791 gets "undefined video mode". Yet it
> works fine with 2.6.26 from kernel.org, so it is clearly a Debian issue.
> In the 2 months that have expired noone has been able to shed light on
> this Bug#481063.
> Too bad. For me 2.6.26-1-686 is unusable.
If it is of any help, 791 works for me with the Debian 2.6.25 kernel. I
had been using 773 (256 bit colour) as I had no need for anything else,
but having read your post, I have changed it, rebooted and it appears to
Linux trantor 2.6.25-2-686 #1 SMP Fri Jul 18 17:46:56 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux
# kopt=root=LABEL=root ro vga=791
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25-2-686 root=LABEL=root ro vga=791
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