Bug#405737: Installation report : etch(daily build 20070103-21:52 ) installgui fails on i810
On Friday 05 January 2007 21:01, Roy Francis wrote:
> I am using the daily-build netinst image burnt onto a CDRW using
> cdrecord. Once the bootsplash is shown, I used installgui at
> boot-prompt. Booting is perfect in all respects until the framebuffer
> initialisation happens. A page full of DirectFB initialisation stuff is
> shown, then screen blanks and repeats the same thing.
> I used suspend (CTRL+S) to hold the screen.
Nice trick that!
> Jan 5 23:00:40 log-output: (!) DirectFB/FBDev: No supported modes
> found in /etc/fb.modes and current mode not supported!
> Jan 5 23:00:40 log-output: (!) DirectFB/FBDev: Current mode's
> pixelformat: rgba 6/0, 6/0, 6/0, 0/0 (4bit)
This is a known issue. See similar reports on this page:
> I think the kernel module for i810fb was not included with the CD
That is correct. Currently only vesafb is supported and we don't expect to
be able to support different drivers anytime soon.
Could you provide the output of the following commands:
# cat /proc/fb
# cat /etc/directfbrc
To get these most easily, boot the graphical installer with as extra