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Re: Intel Framebuffer doesn't work on a notebook

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Damian Ryszka wrote:

> >I have a Notebook with an Intel VGA-Controller and the
> >framebuffer will not work. Any idea what could be wrong?
> >What does the line mean 'Video mode must be programmed at boot time'?
> It means that you need to set video mode at boot time
> >The command line (in grub) is:
> >root=/dev/hda3 ro video=intelfb:mode=1024x768-32@60 resume=/dev/hda6
> In that line, I think, you need to add extra parameter "vga=". I'm using  
> "vga=791", which means 1024x768, 16bit. Set it in /boot/grub/menu.lst. My  
> looks like this:
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-4-686 root=/dev/hda6 ro vga=791

do you use an intelfb? or ati? the question is, is the above a "suggestion"
or "do it, i do it my self like this"?

i also have an intelfb, and it does not work at all. 

Florian Reitmeir

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