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Re: full screen console under 2.6, + some small bugs

On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 00:13, Matt Price <matt.price@utoronto.ca> wrote:
> > EG "vga=791" for 1024x768x16bpp or "vga=788" for 800x600x16bpp.
> >
> > This is documented in linux/Documentation/fb/vesafb.txt
> Yes yes, I know this.  I get an error on boot -- "invalid mode" -- and
> am aked to choose from 8 or 9 text-only modes.  (should have said this
> earlier) That is, as far as I can tell, VESAFB doesn't take command of
> the framebuffer.

Which modes have you tried?  Have you started with 640x480x8bpp and worked 
your way up?  There is no requirement that all modes be supported...

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