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Re: Intel Framebuffer doesn't work on a notebook

On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Damian Ryszka wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2007 10:35:14 +0100, Florian Reitmeir  
> <florian@reitmeir.org> wrote:
> >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"?
> My graphic card is ati. This line, is a copy of my configuration, so this  
> exactly what I'm using.

yes its true for ATI graphics, but didn't manage to enable fb on intel
this way.. i tried building fb as module and builtin, tried vesa, tried
combination von various video modes ..

Florian Reitmeir

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