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Re: fbdev kernel module?

On Tue, 2013-03-19 at 23:47 +0000, Philip wrote:
> Can anyone explain to me why xorg video fbdev works if the 
> squeeze-backports kernel is used, but not if the vanilla squeeze kernel 
> is used?

No idea.

> My understanding is that this the the vesafb module in the kernel.
> I looked for it in the kernel source config (make menuconfig) but I 
> can't find this vesafb.  Maybe I'm looking for the wrong thing.

The symbol name is FB_VESA.

> I had to disable the xorg intel video driver on my mothers Dell 2400 as 
> it was crashing.  With the backports kernel it then works with fbdev, 
> but with the vanilla squeeze kernel this totally disables xorg.

The Xorg 'intel' video driver works with the 'i915' driver in the


Ben Hutchings
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