Re: b-f 3.0.23
On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 03:47:38PM +0100, Philip Blundell wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-05-14 at 13:58, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > On Tue, 14 May 2002 13:15:35 +0100
> > Richard Hirst <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
HPPA uses stifb, which doesn't have an option to disable it either.
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