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Re: b-f 3.0.23

On Tue, 2002-05-14 at 13:58, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> On Tue, 14 May 2002 13:15:35 +0100
> Richard Hirst <rhirst@linuxcare.com> wrote:
> > I'm not aware of anything.  Maybe some framebuffers have boot time
> > options to disable them, but I don't think boot-floppies has any such
> > option.
> > 
> > Can I suggest something like the patch below, which would let us boot
> > with "nolangchooser" to disable bterm and hence language chooser.  Might
> > also help on at least one hppa box where framebuffer code is broken such
> > that b-f wont boot since I turned on language chooser.
> Isn't it possible to specify in the kernel command line to  disable VGA, which
> results in no VGA = no language chooser?

Not on m68k.  Fbcon is the only display method those machines have, you
can't turn it off.  Your idea would work for PCs where the graphics card
breaks with LC for some reason, but I haven't heard of any instances
where that actually happens.  I'm not sure which boat HPPA is in.


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