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Bug#309682: marked as done (console vga mode problem)

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Package: kernel-source-2.6.11
Version: 2.6.11-5
Severity: important

In this kernel, there is still the bug #279648 (console vga mode
problem) present. 

Since this bug is nearly 1/2 year old, and not present
in kernel.org-kernel maybe someone should check the debian-(vesafb?)-patches.

I think #282234 has something to to with this bug.



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From: Horms <horms@debian.org>
To: Bastian Venthur <expires-2006@venthur.de>, 279648@bugs.debian.org
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Subject: Re: Bug#279648: bug still present in 2.6.11
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reassign 279648 kernel-source-2.6.11
reassign 282234 kernel-source-2.6.11

On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 03:16:29PM +0200, Bastian Venthur wrote:
> Package: kernel-source-2.6.10
> Followup-For: Bug #279648
> Hi kernel-team,
> this bug is over 1/2year old and still present in 2.6.11.
> Is it possible to upgrade this bug at least to important (if not grave?)
> -- having no display on bootup is in my opinion a really bad bug, and
> not everyone knows, that booting with vga=normal is a workaround.
> Interesting here is also, that this bug is already localized in one file 
> (modular-vesafb.dpatch) since over a 1/2 year but not fixed. Is there any
> additional information I could give to help fixing this bug?
> Or is there any progress, the (many) submitters should know?
> Related (if not the same) bugs: #282234 #309682

Lets start by cleaning up the bugs. I am closing 309682 as it is a
duplicate of 279648. I am also closing 28223 as on examining the
kernel-source-2.6.11 source it appears to be fix, if someone has
experience to the contrary, please reopen it. And I am reassigning
279648 and 282234 to kernel-source-2.6.11 as it is currently assigned to
kernel-source-2.6.9 which has not been suported for quite sime time now.
I don't even think it is on d.o anymore. And as to the severity of the
bug, I don't believe the guidlines specify age as a parameter for bug

As for 279648 itself, the bug report seems to indicate that disabling
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_UB (a very green piece of code introduced in 2.6.11 bug
probably not ready for prime time) resolves the problem, and the current
kernel-images (for i386 at least) do just this.  Could you take a look
in your kernel config and if CONFIG_BLK_DEV_UB is enabled, please
disable it.



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