Re: Kernel configuration questions
On 8 Dec 2000, Gustaf Erikson wrote:
> Rich Payne <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > What type of graphics card is in this machine? The first kernel might not
> > have hung, but rather was booting nicely but you couldn't see it's output
> > doe to the fact you didn't have TGA frame buffer support installed in the
> > kernel.
> > I would guess the debian one failed as debian has changed the default root
> > flags for that kernel (Chris ?) that's a guess.
> > --rdp
> I have a ZLXp-E3, 24 planes, 16MB memory.
Yup, that's a TGA card.
> I saw the framebuffer option, but left it alone -- I thought that VGA
> was "standard". However, I know see that one should
> Say Y here and to the driver for your graphics board below if you
> are compiling a kernel for a non-x86 architecture.
Well, sort of.....if you don't have a standard PC VGA card present.
> according to the help in "config".
> I have a boot floppy for the old kernel, so I'll try again...