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Re: Bug#161931: kernel-image-2.4.19-k7: VESA driver for console

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@debian.org> wrote:
> Well, I think this is where we disagree. I don't think having a kernel
> without a console till initrd is a good idea. I understand it's
> technically possible, but, doesn't seem like something the standard kernel
> should be doing. 

>From all the initrd problem reports that I've seen through bug reports
and reports on debian-user, most of them occur at or after the stage of
loading the disk drivers.  Which means that the console drivers if any
would have been loaded already.
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