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Bug#97574: Debian 'stable' install assumes color monitor

Package: boot-floppies
Version: stable

architecture:  i386
memory:        64MB
scsi:          no
cd-rom:        none
network card:  ne2000 compatible
pcmcia:        none

"Adam Conrad" <adconrad@0c3.net> wrote:

> Try "linux video=vc:8"
> (There's help for it at the boot prompt.. Somewhere in special
> hardware or something like that "if you want to boot without the
> framebuffer console")

That did work, many thanks. Unless you guys want to have this be the default, or detect it (the presence of an MDA card only would make it reasonable, I think) this can be closed. Sorry to have bothered y'all, but I didn't figure this would relate to the FB, and #debian turned up nothing. On we go.


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