Re: "CONFIG_BOOTX_TEXT=y" in default debian ppc kernel
Takehiko Abe wrote:
> Ethan Benson wrote:
> > > > Ethan, what kind of machines need CONFIG_BOOTX_TEXT=n with quik?
> > >
> > > At least the 7200, I believe.
> > correct, i talked to ben about this recently the problem is the way
> > this particular feature trys to access the OF framebuffer, on
> > oldworlds with non-existant or very broken OF video drivers this code
> > would crash OF.
> This seems to be exactly what happened to my system (kernel 2.2.18/
> oldworld)--it didn't boot without the monitor attached. Upon reading