Bug#405737: Installation report : etch(daily build 20070103-21:52 ) installgui fails on i810
Roy Francis wrote:
On 1/8/07, Attilio Fiandrotti <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
This is a tipical case of vesafb not being able to start because of
unsupported video card: many video cards simply aren't supported by
vesafb, so we implemented a sw fallback to the textual frontend for
My question is: why this mechanism, which is provided starting from
rootskel 1.47 and rootskel-gtk 1.02 did not work for Roy?
Roy, could you please test today's miniiso  and see if you're brought
to a textual interface by just pressing <enter> at boot prompt?
Yes ! it is giving a textual interface.
Cool! this mean the textual fallback mechanism does it job! :)