Re: An ex-Windows, now-Debian newbie comments.
On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 07:58:14PM -0700, Tony Godshall wrote:
> IMHO, and perhaps this goes without saying, if this is done
> it should "joe user" (i.e. stable) if and only if we can get
> it to the point where failure to start the graphical splash can
> reliably and automacially fall back to a plaintext startup. It
> should not be put in stable unless it can be shown to run properly
> (i.e. without locking up the video) with almost all video cards
> in common use, regardless of how sexy it makes Debian look.
I have a shit non-fb video card, however a simple test in /proc or /dev to
establish whether it's a framebuffer card or not, and then decide whether
to boot LPP or plain, could do the trick.
Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>